The Times of India:
A new study has shown that it’s our emotions that drive us to do a right or wrong thing.
A study by Rimma Teper, Michael Inzlicht, and Elizabeth Page-Gould of the University of Toronto Scarborough tested the difference between moral forecasting and moral action—and the reasons behind any mismatch.
They found that emotions such as fear, love or guilt play a big role in determining our actions but when people are contemplating how they’ll act, “they don’t have a good grasp of the intensity of the emotions they will feel” in the breach, says Teper, so they misjudge what they’ll do.
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