Explorations in the Role of Emotion in Moral Judgment

@article{Yan2008ExplorationsIT,
  title={Explorations in the Role of Emotion in Moral Judgment},
  author={A. Yan},
  journal={World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={209-213}
}
  • A. Yan
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering
Recent theorizations on the cognitive process of moral judgment have focused on the role of intuitions and emotions, marking a departure from previous emphasis on conscious, step-by-step reasoning. My study investigated how being in a disgusted mood state affects moral judgment. Participants were induced to enter a disgusted mood state through listening to disgusting sounds and reading disgusting descriptions. Results shows that they, when compared to control who have not been induced to feel… Expand
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