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09

Jun

The perks and perils of ‘morality pills’The conversation about any kind of brain enhancement boils down to ethics, says one scientist.

The perks and perils of ‘morality pills’
The conversation about any kind of brain enhancement boils down to ethics, says one scientist.

11

Mar

Why good deeds can cause moral backsliding
For those who keep a mental balance sheet of good and bad deeds, in their minds, one bad act can be an offset by a nice one.

Why good deeds can cause moral backsliding

For those who keep a mental balance sheet of good and bad deeds, in their minds, one bad act can be an offset by a nice one.

16

Nov

Scientist argues that animals are moral creaturesOthers argue that animal emotions may be rooted in instinct and hard-wiring, rather than conscious, human-projected moral choice.

Scientist argues that animals are moral creatures
Others argue that animal emotions may be rooted in instinct and hard-wiring, rather than conscious, human-projected moral choice.

12

Oct

Power corrupts, but researchers say it can also enhance a person’s pre-existing goals and moral compass, for better or worse.

Power corrupts, but researchers say it can also enhance a person’s pre-existing goals and moral compass, for better or worse.