Neural correlates of moral judgments in first- and third-person perspectives: implications for neuroethics and beyond

@inproceedings{Avram2014NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of moral judgments in first- and third-person perspectives: implications for neuroethics and beyond},
  author={Mihai Avram and Kristina Hennig-Fast and Yan Bao and Ernst P{\"o}ppel and Maximilian Reiser and Janusch Blautzik and James Giordano and Evgeny Gutyrchik},
  booktitle={BMC Neuroscience},
  year={2014}
}
There appears to be an inconsistency in experimental paradigms used in fMRI research on moral judgments. As stimuli, moral dilemmas or moral statements/ pictures that induce emotional reactions are usually employed; a main difference between these stimuli is the perspective of the participants reflecting first-person (moral dilemmas) or third-person perspective (moral reactions). The present study employed functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in order to investigate the neural… CONTINUE READING
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