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Dogs Judge You Based On How You Treat People: Study

A new study showed that canines and monkeys probably know when someone is being nice or rude. This lends further insight on the evolution of dog-human relationship as well as the furry friends' potential sense of morality.

Animals February 13, 2017

Belief In All-Knowing, Punitive Gods Tied To Development Of Modern-Day Societies

The belief in omniscient, punitive and moralistic gods may have played a key role in the formation of modern-day societies. Sharing religious beliefs and practices brings together individuals to form a social system.

Society February 11, 2016

Religious Decline Not Equivalent To Moral Decline: Study

Religion and morality appear to go hand-in-hand but they are actually independent of each other. A researcher has found that a decline in religious values does not translate to a decline in moral ones.

Society January 15, 2016

Sense Of Morality: In The World Of Chimpanzees, There's No Monkeying Around With Right And Wrong

Experts have discovered that chimpanzees are much like humans, who react to deviations from the social norm and determine right or wrong through behavioral indicators. The findings may suggest the evolution of humans' sense of morality and social practices.

Earth/Environment June 29, 2015

Brain Scans Reveal The Parts Of The Brain That Help People Justify Killing

A recent study on how the human brain determines justification for a violent act has shed light on the regions of the brain involved in making moral judgments.

Internet Culture April 11, 2015

Men More Likely Than Women To Go Back In Time And Kill Hitler: Moral Judgments Study

Attitude in moral dilemmas involving harmful actions falls along gender lines, researchers find. Men are more likely to consider action, even murder, for the common good than women would do, they find.

Life April 6, 2015

Recent Poll Shows Most Americans Consider Taking Steps Against Climate Change A Moral Duty

Appealing to moral duty might just be what proponents need to get more people to take action to address climate change and its effects, according to a survey.

Earth/Environment February 28, 2015

Violent video gaming could be making for more compassionate, moral human beings

New study says bad video game behavior may be increasing the moral sensitivities of video game players. So what your momma says about violence in gaming could be all wrong.

Video Games July 8, 2014

Immoral gaming may lead to a moral life

Can bad behavior in a game make you more moral in the real world? One study says yes.

Geek June 28, 2014

U.S. Navy trying to build robots with morals. Sense of right or wrong for $7.5 million?

Five universities will be funded by the U.S. Naval Research to build morally upright robots that may even outdo human's decision-making abilities in life-and-death situations.

FUTURE TECH May 18, 2014

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