Latest Morality Stories
The volume of a small brain region influences one's predisposition for altruistic behavior.
What can explain extreme differences in altruism among individuals, from Ebenezer Scrooge to Mother Teresa?
Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious beliefs one holds is the determining factor.
An individual’s sense of right or wrong may change depending on their activities at the time – and they may not be aware of their own shifting moral integrity — according to a new study looking at why people make ethical or unethical decisions.
Our decisions to trust people with our money are based more on how they look then how they behave.
Not all acts of altruism are alike, says a new study.
While government officials have argued that "enhanced interrogation techniques" are necessary to protect American citizens, the effectiveness of such techniques has been debated.
It’s normal to not always act on your sense of compassion—for example, by walking past a beggar on the street without giving them any money.
Why do some people behave morally while others do not?
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).