The role of emotions for moral judgments depends on the type of emotion and moral scenario.

@article{Ugazio2012TheRO,
  title={The role of emotions for moral judgments depends on the type of emotion and moral scenario.},
  author={Giuseppe Ugazio and Claus Lamm and Tania Singer},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={579-90}
}
Emotions seem to play a critical role in moral judgment. However, the way in which emotions exert their influence on moral judgments is still poorly understood. This study proposes a novel theoretical approach suggesting that emotions influence moral judgments based on their motivational dimension. We tested the effects of two types of induced emotions with equal valence but with different motivational implications (anger and disgust), and four types of moral scenarios (disgust-related… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 48 references

Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong

  • M. Hauser
  • 2006
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…