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2015-04-08 14:32:53

Modern Western society is about on doing things for a higher purpose or the greater good and focused more on self-fulfillment, and Edward L. Rubin, a professor of law and political science at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, is just fine with that.

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2015-04-04 14:05:34

Men are more likely to accept responsibility for harmful actions that benefit the greater good than women, and these gender-based differences are based on emotions rather than the rational outcomes.

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2015-03-18 09:13:12

You might think that moral decisions you make – such as deciding on whether or not killing another person is justified – are ingrained and come from a personal moral code. However, new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has shown that a person making a moral-based a decision can be influenced; based on when they are asking to make a decision.

2014-11-26 08:29:32

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An occasion linking "thankfulness" with "giving" tends to highlight a human inclination to share with others.

2014-10-08 04:20:49

Majority of Americans feel the overall state of morality in pro sports has taken a turn for the worse NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's much to love about the sporting world.

roots of human altruism
2014-08-29 03:00:23

Apes hardly ever act selflessly without being solicited by others; humans often do. What has caused this curious divergence, which is arguably the secret to our species’ unparalleled success?

2014-06-30 11:42:11

New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated.

2014-04-30 12:30:26

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alen J.

New Study Sheds Light On Animal Social Behavior
2014-03-06 15:04:31

A theoretical study led by the University of Exeter has shed new light on the conditions that lead to the evolution of spite or altruism in structured populations.

In Moral Behavior, 'Virtual' Reality Is Something Else Altogether
2014-01-16 10:06:27

An alternative to "real" reality is virtual reality: a group of researchers has carried out experiments involving virtual reality and found that human behavior might be very different from what is seen in conventional tests relying on moral dilemmas.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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