Latest News

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.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • 'Wikipedia' for neurons created

  • Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring

  • Rate of opioid misuse is around 25 percent, addiction rate 10 percent, reports study

  • Prototype 'nanoneedles' generate new blood vessels in mice, paving way for new regenerative medicine

  • Component of red grapes, wine could help ease depression

  • Crowdsourced tool for depression

  • Mechanisms that link compulsive binge eating with hypertension identified

  • New link between neurodegenerative diseases, abnormal immune responses found

  • Super sensitive measurement of magnetic fields

  • Family income, parental education related to brain structure in children, adolescents

  •