(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT neuroscientists have shown they can influence people's moral judgments by disrupting a specific brain region — a finding that helps reveal how the brain constructs morality.
Consumers are more likely to participate in online betting if it's called "gaming" rather than "gambling," according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Hot or not? Men agree on the answer. Women don't.
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are reserving judgment of Apple's new iOS7 security feature designed to make it harder to reactivate a stolen iPhone.
The British Supreme Court has decided partially in favor of news-clipping service Meltwater in its long-running dispute with UK newspaper publishers, who accused Meltwater of distributing excerpts of stories online without ...
Hypothetically speaking, if someone told you that a hypothetical question could influence your judgments or behaviour, would you believe them?
(Phys.org) —When judging the ethics of an action, most people believe themselves to be fair and impartial. Bad is bad, and greater offenses deserve greater punishment. However, according to research conducted at the University ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Humans are known to play it safe in a situation when they aren't sure of the odds, or dont have confidence in their judgments. We dont like to choose the unknown.
for instance, if you study more, you learn more. We are also constantly making judgments about particular instances of learning and rememberingI'll never forget this party! That was easy to understand. I'll ace it on ...
A US federal judge Tuesday ruled in favor of Chevron in an Ecuador environmental case, saying fraud was used to obtain a judgment ordering the oil giant to pay $9.5 billion.