Where in the brain is morality? Everywhere and maybe nowhere

  title={Where in the brain is morality? Everywhere and maybe nowhere},
  author={L. Young and J. Dungan},
  journal={Social Neuroscience},
  pages={1 - 10}
  • L. Young, J. Dungan
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social Neuroscience
  • The neuroscience of morality has focused on how morality works and where it is in the brain. In tackling these questions, researchers have taken both domain-specific and domain-general approaches—searching for neural substrates and systems dedicated to moral cognition versus characterizing the contributions of domain-general processes. Where in the brain is morality? On one hand, morality is made up of complex cognitive processes, deployed across many domains and housed all over the brain. On… CONTINUE READING
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