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The Moral Science Behind Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles will have to be programmed to make moral decisions, such as sacrificing one passenger in order to save two pedestrians. ... More>


Remember, Money Doesn’t Have to Be the Root of All Evil


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Research Ethics at the Graduate Level

I followed the plight of Michael LaCour, a University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student in the political science department, almost obsessively. I first heard of LaCour’s research on one […]... More>


Three Tactics for Tackling Unethical Behavior

Lying, cheating, and stealing cost the global economy billions of dollars each year, but researchers have identified three key strategies that organizations can use to reduce unethical behavior. ... More>


What’s “Fair” Depends on Where You Come From

The idea that “you get what you earn” may be common in Western societies, but research with children from three different cultures shows that the idea isn't universal. ... More>