Body Maps of Moral Concerns

  title={Body Maps of Moral Concerns},
  author={Mohammad Atari and Aida Mostafazadeh Davani and Morteza Dehghani},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={160 - 169}
It has been proposed that somatosensory reaction to varied social circumstances results in feelings (i.e., conscious emotional experiences). Here, we present two preregistered studies in which we examined the topographical maps of somatosensory reactions associated with violations of different moral concerns. Specifically, participants in Study 1 (N = 596) were randomly assigned to respond to scenarios involving various moral violations and were asked to draw key aspects of their subjective… 
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