The science of moral decision making
Posted on March 6, 2012
The Boston Globe has just posted an interesting interview with Liane Young, an associate professor of psychology at Boston College. Young recently won a prestigious national award for young scientists for her work, which she describes as such:
I study human moral decision-making and behavior — both the psychological processes that support moral judgment and also the neural basis of moral judgment. So, what are the brain regions that help us make moral judgments and that help us think about other people and what they’re doing?
Take a look at the full interview here.