This comprehensive and cutting-edge volume maps out the terrain of moral psychology, a dynamic and evolving area of research. In 57 concise chapters, leading authorities and up-and-coming scholars explore fundamental issues and current controversies. The volume systematically reviews the empirical evidence base and presents influential theories of moral judgment and behavior. It is organized around the key questions that must be addressed for a complete understanding of the moral mind.
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About the Author
Kurt Gray, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He studies moral psychology, mind perception, and agent-based modeling. Dr. Gray has been named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science, which awarded him the Janet Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Research. He has also received the Sage Young Scholar Award, the Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the Early Career Award and Best Social Cognition Paper Award from the International Social Cognition Network, and is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. Widely cited in the media, Dr. Gray has spoken at two TED events and is coauthor (with Daniel M. Wegner) of a book for general readers, The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why it Matters. His website is www.mpmlab.org. Jesse Graham, PhD, is Associate Professor of Management at the Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. He studies people’s core moral, political, and religious convictions. Dr. Graham is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and of the Moral Psychology Research Group. He has been named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science and also has been honored with the Sage Young Scholar Award, the General Education Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Southern California, the Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Sciences from the University of Virginia, and the Morton Deutsch Award for best paper published in Social Justice Research. Dr. Graham is coeditor (with Piercarlo Valdesolo) of Social Psychology of Political Polarization.
Table of Contents
Chapter-Opening Questions and Answers I. Morality and Thinking 1. Can We Understand Moral Thinking without Understanding Thinking?, Joshua D. Greene 2. Reasoning at the Root of Morality, Elliot Turiel 3. Moral Judgment: Reflective, Interactive, Spontaneous, Challenging, and Always Evolving, Melanie Killen & Audun Dahl 4. On the Possibility of Intuitive and Deliberative Processes Working in Parallel in Moral Judgment, Kees van den Bos 5. The Wrong and the Bad, Shaun Nichols II. Morality and Feeling 6. Empathy Is a Moral Force, Jamil Zaki 7. Moral Values and Motivations: How Special Are They?, Ryan Miller & Fiery Cushman 8. A Component Process Model of Disgust, Anger, and Moral Judgment, Hanah A. Chapman 9. A Functional Conflict Theory of Moral Emotions, Roger Giner-Sorolla 10. Getting Emotions Right in Moral Psychology, Piercarlo Valdesolo III. Morality, Social Cognition, and Identity 11. What Do We Evaluate When We Evaluate Moral Character?, Eric G. Helzer & Clayton R. Critcher 12. Moral Cognition and Its Basis in Social Cognition and Social Regulation, John Voiklis & Bertram Malle 13. Morality Is Personal, Justin F. Landy & Eric Luis Uhlmann 14. A Social Cognitive Model of Moral Identity, Karl Aquino & Adam Kay 15. Identity Is Essentially Moral, Nina Strohminger 16. The Core of Morality Is the Moral Self, Paul Conway 17. Thinking Morally about Animals, Stephen Loughnan & Jared Piazza IV. Morality and Intergroup Conflict 18. Morality Is for Choosing Sides, Peter DeScioli & Robert Kurzban 19. Morality for Us versus Them, Adam Waytz & Liane Young 20. Pleasure in Response to Outgroup Pain as a Motivator of Intergroup Aggression, Mina Cikara 21. How Can Universal Stereotypes Be Immoral?, Susan T. Fiske V. Morality and Culture 22. Moral Foundations Theory: On the Advantages of Moral Pluralism over Moral Monism, Jesse Graham, Jonathan Haidt, Matt Motyl, Peter Meindl, Carol Iskiwitch, & Marlon Mooijman 23. The Model of Moral Motives: A Map of the Moral Domain, Ronnie Janoff-Bulman & Nate C. Carnes 24. Relationship Regulation Theory, Tage S. Rai 25. A Stairway to Heaven: A Terror Management Theory Perspective on Morality, Andrea M. Yetzer, Tom Pyszczynski, & Jeff Greenberg 26. Moral Heroes Are Puppets, Jeremy Frimer 27. Morality: A Historical Invention, Edouard Machery 28. The History of Moral Norms, Jesse J. Prinz VI. Morality and the Body 29. The Moralization of the Body: Protecting and Expanding the Boundaries of the Self, Gabriela Pavarini & Simone Schnall 30. Grounded Morality, Simon M. Laham & Justin J. Kelly VII. Morality and Beliefs 31. Moral Vitalism, Brock Bastian 32. The Objectivity of Moral Beliefs, Geoffrey P. Goodwin 33. Folk Theories in the Moral Domain, Sara Gottlieb & Tania Lombrozo 34. Free Will and Moral Psychology, Roy F. Baumeister 35. The Geographies of Religious and Nonreligious Morality, Brett Mercier & Azim Shariff 36. The Egocentric Teleological Bias: How Self-Serving Morality Shapes Perceptions of Intelligent Design, Jesse L. Preston VIII. Dynamic Moral Judgment 37. Moralization: How Acts Become Wrong, Chelsea Schein & Kurt Gray 38. Moral Coherence Processes and Denial of Moral Complexity, Brittany S. Liu, Sean P. Wojcik, & Peter H. Ditto 39. What Is Blame and Why Do We Love It?, Mark D. Alicke, Ross Rogers, & Sarah Taylor IX. Developmental and Evolutionary Roots of Morality 40. Do Animals Have a Sense of Fairness?, Katherine McAuliffe & Laurie R. Santos 41. The Infantile Roots of Sociomoral Evaluations, Julia Van de Vondervoort & J. Kiley Hamlin 42. Atlas Hugged: The Foundations of Human Altruism, Felix Warneken 43. The Developmental Origins of Infants’ Distributive Fairness Concerns, Jessica A. Sommerville & Talee Ziv 44. Vulnerability-Based Morality, Anton J. M. Dijker 45. The Attachment Approach to Moral Judgment, Aner Govrin 46. Ethogenesis: Evolution, Early Experience, and Moral Becoming, Darcia Narvaez X. Moral Behavior 47. On the Distinction between Unethical and Selfish Behavior, Jackson G. Lu, Ting Zhang, Derek D. Rucker, & Adam D. Galinsky 48. In Search of Moral Equilibrium: Person, Situation, and Their Interplay in Behavioral Ethics, Julia J. Lee & Francesca Gino 49. Unconflicted Virtue, Kate Schmidt 50. Moral Clarity, Scott S. Wiltermuth & David T. Newman XI. Studying Morality 51. Why Developmental Neuroscience Is Critical for the Study of Morality, Jean Decety & Jason M. Cowell 52. Implicit Moral Cognition, C. Daryl Cameron, Julian A. Scheffer, & Victoria L. Spring 53. Into the Wild: Big Data Analytics in Moral Psychology, Joseph Hoover, Morteza Dehghani, Kate Johnson, Rumen Iliev, & Jesse Graham 54. Applied Moral Psychology, Yoel Inbar XII. Clarifying Morality 55. The Moral Domain, Stephen Stich 56. There Is No Important Distinction between Moral and Nonmoral Cognition, Joshua Knobe 57. Asking the Right Questions in Moral Psychology, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong Index
Students and researchers in social psychology; also of interest to developmental psychologists. May serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.