Researchers have developed new tests and math models to help quantify automatic moral and empathetic judgement.
Researchers question just how far fMRI research should go when trying to understand what exactly is going on inside our heads.
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.
Researchers argue that a child's ability to make a moral judgement has often been substantially underestimated.
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.
According to researchers, stories that force us to think about our deepest moral values activate a brain region once thought to be on autopilot.
A new study reports parental views on justice have an impact on the moral development of their infants.