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Adults Value Overcoming Temptation, Kids Value Moral Purity

The ability to appreciate the moral conflicts that people grapple with before overcoming temptation may depend on your age. ... More>

The Lie That Many People Who Eat Meat Tell Themselves

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

Student Notebook

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>