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New Studies Show Moral Judgments Quicker, More Extreme Than Practical Ones--But Also Flexible


November 28, 2012

News thumbnail Judgments we make with a moral underpinning are made more quickly and are more extreme than those same judgments based on practical considerations, a new set of studies finds. However, the findings also show that judgments based on morality can be readily shifted and made with other considerations in mind. Full Story

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