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Mapping the moral domain.
The moral domain is broader than the empathy and justice concerns assessed by existing measures of moral competence, and it is not just a subset of the values assessed by value inventories. To fillExpand
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Moral Foundations Theory: The Pragmatic Validity of Moral Pluralism
Where does morality come from? Why are moral judgments often so similar across cultures, yet sometimes so variable? Is morality one thing, or many? Moral Foundations Theory (MFT) was created toExpand
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Motivated Skepticism: Use of Differential Decision Criteria for Preferred and Nonpreferred Conclusions
Three experiments show that information consistent with a preferred conclusion is examined less critically than information inconsistent with a preferred conclusion, and consequently, lessExpand
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Tracing the threads: How five moral concerns (especially Purity) help explain culture war attitudes
Commentators have noted that the issue stands taken by each side of the American ‘‘culture war’’ lack conceptual consistency and can even seem contradictory. We sought to understand the psychologicalExpand
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Understanding Libertarian Morality: The Psychological Dispositions of Self-Identified Libertarians
Libertarians are an increasingly prominent ideological group in U.S. politics, yet they have been largely unstudied. Across 16 measures in a large web-based sample that included 11,994Expand
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Advance directives as acts of communication: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Instructional advance directives are widely advocated as a means of preserving patient self-determination at the end of life based on the assumption that they improve surrogates'Expand
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Motivated sensitivity to preference-inconsistent information.
If preference-inconsistent information initiates more effortful cognitive analysis than does preference-consistent information, then people should be more sensitive processors of information they doExpand
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Biased Assimilation, Attitude Polarization, and Affect in Reactions to Stereotype-Relevant Scientific Information
Two studies examined (a) whether biased assimilation and attitude polarization occur in the processing of stereotype-relevant scientific information and (b) the role of affect in these processes. InExpand
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Micromanaging death: process preferences, values, and goals in end-of-life medical decision making.
PURPOSE This study examined patients' and surrogates' attitudes about using advance directives to manage end-of-life medical care. It also explored process preferences, or how patients want decisionsExpand
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Judging health status: effects of perceived prevalence and personal relevance.
In this article, we show that people's evaluations of the seriousness of a health disorder are influenced by the perceived prevalence and personal relevance of that disorder. As part of a studyExpand
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