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An fMRI Investigation of Emotional Engagement in Moral Judgment
The long-standing rationalist tradition in moral psychology emphasizes the role of reason in moral judgment. A more recent trend places increased emphasis on emotion. Although both reason and emotionExpand
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The Neural Bases of Cognitive Conflict and Control in Moral Judgment
Traditional theories of moral psychology emphasize reasoning and "higher cognition," while more recent work emphasizes the role of emotion. The present fMRI data support a theory of moral judgmentExpand
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Bystander intervention in emergencies: diffusion of responsibility.
  • J. Darley, B. Latané
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 April 1968
Ss overheard an epileptic seizure. They believed either that they alone heard the emergency, or that 1 or 4 unseen others were also present. As predicted the presence of other bystanders reduced theExpand
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Group inhibition of bystander intervention in emergencies.
  • B. Latané, J. Darley
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 November 1968
Male undergraduates found themselves in a smoke-filling room either alone, with 2 nonreacting others, or in groups of 3. As predicted, Ss were less likely to report the smoke when in the presence ofExpand
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Stereotype Threat Effects on Black and White Athletic Performance
Two experiments showed that framing an athletic task as diagnostic of negative racial stereotypes about Black or White athletes can impede their performance in sports. In Experiment 1, BlackExpand
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Why do we punish? Deterrence and just deserts as motives for punishment.
One popular justification for punishment is the just deserts rationale: A person deserves punishment proportionate to the moral wrong committed. A competing justification is the deterrence rationale:Expand
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The Psychology of Compensatory and Retributive Justice
  • J. Darley, T. Pittman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and social psychology review : an…
  • 1 November 2003
How do observers respond when the actions of one individual inflict harm on another? The primary reaction to carelessly inflicted harm is to seek restitution; the offender is judged to oweExpand
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A hypothesis-confirming bias in labeling effects.
The present study examines the process leading to the confirmation of a perceiver's expectancies about another when the social label that created the expectancy provides poor or tentative evidenceExpand
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How Effective Are the Things People Say to Apologize? Effects of the Realization of the Apology Speech Act
The Cross-Cultural Speech Act Realization Project (Blum-Kulka, House, & Kasper, 1989a) has identified five components of an “apology speech act set”: five strategies that speakers use to apologize.Expand
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"From Jerusalem to Jericho": A study of situational and dispositional variables in helping behavior.
The influence of several situational and personality variables on helping behavior was examined in an emergency situation suggested by the parable of the Good Samaritan. People going between twoExpand
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