The Psychology of Moral Conviction.

@article{Skitka2020ThePO,
  title={The Psychology of Moral Conviction.},
  author={Linda J. Skitka and Brittany E. Hanson and G Scott Morgan and Daniel C. Wisneski},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2020}
}
This review covers theory and research on the psychological characteristics and consequences of attitudes that are experienced as moral convictions, that is, attitudes that people perceive as grounded in a fundamental distinction between right and wrong. Morally convicted attitudes represent something psychologically distinct from other constructs (e.g., strong but nonmoral attitudes or religious beliefs), are perceived as universally and objectively true, and are comparatively immune to… 

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