15 Moral Development

Who is nicer this boy or this boy ng heyman barner

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: rries are disgusDng Also: pus, feces, corpses, bodily fluids (especially on food), etc. etc. May be adapDve: prevents us from ingesDng contaminated food, and from coming into contact with disease However: Disgust is also extended to behaviors, people, events and influence moral judgment RelaDon between Disgust and Morality • HypnoDzed subjects who are focused on disgusDng thoughts later rated behaviors as more immoral than control subjects (Wheatley & Haidt, 2005). • Adults make harsher moral judgments when seated at a messy, disgusDng desk (Schnall, Haidt, Clore, & Jordan, 2008) • Disgust sensiDvity is predicDve of poliDcal affiliaDon (liberals are less easy to disgust, conservaDves easier to disgust); Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D., & Bloom, P. (2008) • Disgust sensiDvity (rowng fruit, pus, gore) is correla...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 01/30/2014.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online