Do conservatives value 'moral purity' more than liberals?

In the wake of Donald Trump's election, the overwhelming response among progressives was "how in the world did this happen?" Those of us who study the rise of political and moral polarization in the United States, however, ...

Moral values influence level of climate change action

Two moral values highly rated by liberals—compassion and fairness—influence willingness to make personal choices to mitigate climate change's impact in the future, according to a new multidisciplinary study by Cornell ...

Empathy or justice: What makes consumers donate more to charity?

Have you ever received a request for help and wondered how deserving the recipients are of your donation? This way of thinking may seem inconsistent with your moral values, especially if you consider yourself an otherwise ...

Bullies squelched when bystanders intervene: study

With new national anti-bullying ads urging parents to teach their kids to speak up if they witness bullying, one researcher has found that in humans' evolutionary past at least, helping the victim of a bully hastened our ...

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