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Virtual reality moral dilemmas show just how utilitarian we really are

?Moral? psychology has traditionally been studied by subjecting individuals to moral dilemmas, that is, hypothetical choices regarding typically dangerous scenarios, but it has rarely been validated ?in the field?. This limitation may have led to systematic bias in hypotheses regarding the cognitive bases of moral judgements. A study relying on virtual reality has demonstrated that, in real situations, we might be far more ?utilitarian? than believed so far.
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