Moral anger, but not moral disgust, responds to intentionality.

@article{Russell2011MoralAB,
  title={Moral anger, but not moral disgust, responds to intentionality.},
  author={Pascale Sophie Russell and Roger Giner-Sorolla},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={233-40}
}
We propose that, when people judge moral situations, anger responds to the contextual cues of harm and intentionality. On the other hand, disgust responds uniquely to whether or not a bodily norm violation has occurred; its apparent response to harm and intent is entirely explained by the coactivation of anger. We manipulated intent, harm, and bodily norm violation (eating human flesh) within a vignette describing a scientific experiment. Participants then rated their anger, disgust, and moral… CONTINUE READING

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