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Affective response to one's own moral violations.

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Morality depends on a set of cultural rules that regulate interpersonal behaviour and provide a basis for social cohesion. The interpretation of moral transgressions and their affective consequences depends on whether the action is intentional or accidental, and whether one is the agent of or witness to the action. We used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate whether the amygdala is involved in judging one's own moral violation of social norms. In this stu...

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Berthoz, S More by this author
Armony, JL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
945-950
Publication date:
2006-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:e795079c-96f0-4374-8f52-582010530608
Source identifiers:
21923
Local pid:
pubs:21923

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