Moral emotions and moral behavior.

  title={Moral emotions and moral behavior.},
  author={June P Tangney and Jeffrey B. Stuewig and Debra J. Mashek},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
Moral emotions represent a key element of our human moral apparatus, influencing the link between moral standards and moral behavior. This chapter reviews current theory and research on moral emotions. We first focus on a triad of negatively valenced "self-conscious" emotions-shame, guilt, and embarrassment. As in previous decades, much research remains focused on shame and guilt. We review current thinking on the distinction between shame and guilt, and the relative advantages and… 
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