Moral Punishment in Everyday Life

@article{Hofmann2018MoralPI,
  title={Moral Punishment in Everyday Life},
  author={Wilhelm Hofmann and Mark John Brandt and Daniel C. Wisneski and Bettina Rockenbach and Linda J. Skitka},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2018},
  volume={44},
  pages={1697 - 1711}
}
The present research investigated event-related, contextual, demographic, and dispositional predictors of the desire to punish perpetrators of immoral deeds in daily life, as well as connections among the desire to punish, moral emotions, and momentary well-being. The desire to punish was reliably predicted by linear gradients of social closeness to both the perpetrator (negative relationship) and the victim (positive relationship). Older rather than younger adults, conservatives rather than… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

When good people break bad: Moral impression violations in everyday life

(Accepted by Social Psychological and Personality Science): The present research investigated the emotional, interpersonal, and impression-updating consequences of witnessing events that violate the

Direct and indirect punishment of norm violations in daily life

TLDR
A longitudinal study documenting punishment responses to norm violations in daily life and test pre-registered hypotheses about the antecedents of direct punishment and indirect punishment finds that people use confrontation versus gossip in a context-sensitive manner.

The Moral Psychology of Raceless, Genderless Strangers

  • Neil HesterKurt Gray
  • Psychology
    Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
  • 2020
TLDR
An expanded person-centered morality is advocated—synthesizing moral psychology with social cognition—to better capture everyday moral judgments.

Disgust, Anger, and Aggression: Further Tests of the Equivalence of Moral Emotions

People often report disgust toward moral violations. Some perspectives posit that this disgust is indistinct from anger. Here, we replicate and extend recent work suggesting that disgust and anger

When the ones we love misbehave: Exploring moral processes within intimate bonds.

TLDR
The findings demonstrate the deep ambivalence in reacting to close others' unethical behaviors, revealing a surprising irony-in protecting close others, the self may bear some of the burden of their misbehavior.

Decision-making in everyday moral conflict situations: Development and validation of a new measure

TLDR
The Everyday Moral Conflict Situations (EMCS) Scale is proposed as a promising new measurement tool that may facilitate further research in different research areas due to its broad applicability.

The affective harm account (AHA) of moral judgment: Reconciling cognition and affect, dyadic morality and disgust, harm and purity.

Moral psychology has long debated whether moral judgment is rooted in harm versus affect. We reconcile this debate with the affective harm account (AHA) of moral judgment. The AHA understands harm as

Employees’ Emotional and Behavioral Reactions to Corporate Social Irresponsibility,

While the body of literature on employees’ reactions to their employer's corporate social responsibility (CSR) has grown rapidly over the last decade, little is known regarding employees’ reactions

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 78 REFERENCES

The Effect of Social Category on Third Party Punishment

Motivations to punish should depend on a number of factors including the nature of the interaction (e.g., collective action versus dyadic exchange) and the social category of the interactants. Here

Affect, culture, and morality, or is it wrong to eat your dog?

TLDR
For Brazilian and U.S. adults and children of high and low socioeconomic status, moral judgments were better predicted by affective reactions than by appraisals of harmfulness and suggestions are made for building cross-culturally valid models of moral judgment.

The Psychology of Moral Conviction

This paper reviews current theory and research that indicates that attitudes held with strong moral conviction (‘moral mandates’) represent something psychologically distinct from other constructs

Morality in everyday life

TLDR
Everyday morality science may benefit from a closer look at the antecedents, dynamics, and consequences of everyday moral experience, which revealed that people experience moral events frequently in daily life.

Social Closeness and Decision Making: Moral, Attributive and Emotional Reactions to Third Party Transgressions

Decisions involving moral vectors are inherently social. This paper investigates social closeness to others as one of the important factors that mediate our evaluations of moral infractions. The

Religiosity, Political Orientation, and Consequentialist Moral Thinking

Three studies demonstrated that the moral judgments of religious individuals and political conservatives are highly insensitive to consequentialist (i.e., outcome-based) considerations. In Study 1,

The Interactive Effect of Anger and Disgust on Moral Outrage and Judgments

TLDR
The two studies reported here demonstrated that a combination of anger and disgust predicts moral outrage, and that disgust was a more consistent predictor of moral outrage than anger.

Moral conviction: another contributor to attitude strength or something more?

TLDR
Results supported the moral mandate hypothesis: Stronger moral conviction led to greater preferred social and physical distance from attitudinally dissimilar others, and a greater inability to generate procedural solutions to resolve disagreements.

Virtues in action - the new look of character traits.

TLDR
It was showed that people express a wide range of virtue states in their everyday lives, and within-person changes in virtue states were not random but were contingent on people's current role context and also meaningfully related to their momentary affective experiences.

Mapping the moral domain.

TLDR
The Moral Foundations Questionnaire is developed on the basis of a theoretical model of 5 universally available (but variably developed) sets of moral intuitions and convergent/discriminant validity evidence suggests that moral concerns predict personality features and social group attitudes not previously considered morally relevant.
...