Neural basis of moral verdict and moral deliberation.

Abstract

How people judge something to be morally right or wrong is a fundamental question of both the sciences and the humanities. Here we aim to identify the neural processes that underlie the specific conclusion that something is morally wrong. To do this, we introduce a novel distinction between "moral deliberation," or the weighing of moral considerations, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2011.559363

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@article{Borg2011NeuralBO, title={Neural basis of moral verdict and moral deliberation.}, author={Jana Schaich Borg and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Vince D. Calhoun and Kent A. Kiehl}, journal={Social neuroscience}, year={2011}, volume={6 4}, pages={398-413} }