Currently browsing "Morality"

Chopping the Cherry Tree: How Kids Learn Honesty

Back in the 90s, in the midst of the so-called culture wars, Republican moralist William Bennett published a hefty collection of stories and fables and poems called the Book of […]... More>


Champions of Psychology

Champions of Psychological Science: Brian Nosek

APS Fellow Brian Nosek tells young scientists not to be afraid of being different or of looking stupid. ... More>


Cliven Bundy, Donald Sterling, and the Science of Moral Judgments

Many famous people have recently uttered remarks that draw accusations of racism. Interestingly, it is the words, rather than any accompanying deeds, receiving the most attention. ... More>


People Selectively Remember the Details of Atrocities That Absolve In-Group Members

Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit important details, and these omissions can lead people to remember the events differently depending on their social group membership. ... More>


Raising a Moral Child