Psychology & Psychiatry

New theory of ethics may transform moral psychology

There is consensus among moral psychologists that moral judgment is intuitive and is accomplished by a rapid, automatic, and unconscious psychological process. However, psychologists say little as to what moral intuitions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study offers insight into how people judge good from bad

New research published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why your brain never runs out of problems to find

Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them? It turns out that a quirk in the way human brains process information means that when something becomes rare, we sometimes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is it their own fault?! How people judge the exclusion of others

The way people view the social exclusion of others varies depending on how much they think the excluded person is to blame. However, this is heavily influenced by how similar the group members are to each other, as a research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How we see the world depends on who surrounds us

As we move through the world in our daily lives, we humans make judgments about ourselves and others, assessing our thoughts and status against what we perceive around us. You may think you're doing far better, or far worse ...

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Judgement

Judgment (or judgement) is the evaluation of evidence in the making of a decision. The term has three distinct uses:

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