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

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

Tests can quantify automatic empathy and moral intuitions

When people scan the latest political headlines or watch a video from a war-ravaged land, they tend to feel snap ethical or moral responses first and reason through them later. Now a team of psychologists have developed news ...

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