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The neural basis of intuitive and counterintuitive moral judgment.

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Neuroimaging studies on moral decision-making have thus far largely focused on differences between moral judgments with opposing utilitarian (well-being maximizing) and deontological (duty-based) content. However, these studies have investigated moral dilemmas involving extreme situations, and did not control for two distinct dimensions of moral judgment: whether or not it is intuitive (immediately compelling to most people) and whether it is utilitarian or deontological in content. By contra...

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10.1093/scan/nsr005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Journal:
Social cognitive and affective neuroscience
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
393-402
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1749-5024
ISSN:
1749-5016
Source identifiers:
191672

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