Heart rate correlates of utilitarian moral decision-making in alcoholism.

@article{CarmonaPerera2013HeartRC,
  title={Heart rate correlates of utilitarian moral decision-making in alcoholism.},
  author={Martina Carmona-Perera and Gustavo A Reyes Del Paso and Miguel P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a and Antonio Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2013},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={413-9}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies of moral reasoning in patients with alcohol use disorders have indicated a 'utilitarian' bias, whereby patients are more likely to endorse emotionally aversive actions in favor of aggregate welfare (e.g., to kill a person in order to save a group of people). The aim of the present study was to examine psychophysiological correlates of this tendency indexed by heart rate. METHODS The sample was composed by 31 alcohol-dependent individuals and 34 healthy controls… CONTINUE READING
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