A new study reports people with higher levels of moral reasoning appear to have increased grey matter volume in areas of the brain associated with complex social behavior and decision making.
For families of those with Alzheimer's disease, it's the changes in behavior and not loss of memory which makes those close say the patient isn't the same person any more.
A new study reports brain areas associated with moral and social disgust are triggered in people when they believe healthcare funding is split unequally.
A new study reports parental views on justice have an impact on the moral development of their infants.
According to researchers, stories that force us to think about our deepest moral values activate a brain region once thought to be on autopilot.
Are humans hardwired for transgressions? Why are some of the brain's most basic instincts considered bad behavior? Why does bad behavior come so naturally to us? National Geographic's Brain Games asks Neuroscience News.
Researchers argue that a child's ability to make a moral judgement has often been substantially underestimated.
A new study as children get older, their moral evaluations of both lies and truths is increasingly influenced by whether they think this behavior will cause harm to either others or themselves.