Viewing Pornography Increases Unethical Behavior, According to New Research
It's possible that watching people perform sex acts can lead us to dehumanize others.
Do Unto Others? Sure—If They're in Our Social Circle
New research reports the moral imperative to help those in need is much weaker if the needy person in question is a stranger.
How Scientific Progress Is Changing the Stem Cell Debate
The morality of human embryonic stem cell research has long been contentious, but new discoveries could end the controversy.
Red ‘Facts,’ Blue ‘Facts’: The Psychology of Truthiness
New research finds our moral convictions strongly influence what facts we choose to believe regarding a given issue.
Explaining Liberals to Conservatives, and Vice-Versa
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt can tell you why you feel so righteous about your politics, but will you listen?
Scandals Do Drive Voters — When Abuse of Power Is Involved
New research finds financial scandals hurt politicians more than moral ones, and the public particularly frowns on abuses of power.