Latest Morality Stories

2012-02-16 14:21:45

UC Riverside and CSU Northridge sociologists’ research suggests how bankers, stock brokers and mortgage lenders justified ruinous actions.

2012-01-27 14:19:06

Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research.

2012-01-23 15:23:05

Moral imagination is an essential faculty for workers who must overcome the stigmas of ethical conflicts and social rejection associated with certain types of jobs.

2012-01-03 12:27:13

Use of torture around the world has not diminished but the techniques used have grown more complex and sophisticated.

2011-12-02 18:29:38

Individuals and courts deal more harshly with people who actively commit harm than with people who willfully allow the same harm to occur.

2011-12-01 22:17:10

Imagine a runaway boxcar heading toward five people who can’t escape its path.

2011-11-09 16:11:25

In the fight for survival, plants are capable of complex social behaviours and may exhibit altruism towards family members, but aggressively compete with strangers.

2011-10-11 05:52:50

A recent study shows implications for nurturing human egalitarianism and cooperating, based on the first evidence that a basic sense of fairness and altruism appears in infancy.