Week II: Moral Judgments of Others

Day 5 (Monday, 7/27)

9:30 - 12:00:   

Readings:

  • Uhlmann, E. L., Pizarro, D. A., & Diermeier, D. (2015). A Person-Centered Approach to Moral Judgment. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 72-81.
  • Uhlmann, E.L., Zhu, L., & Tannenbaum, D. (2013). When it takes a bad person to do the right thing. Cognition, 126, 326-334.
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1:30 - 4:00:    Group project meeting (1)

 

Day 6 (Tuesday, 7/28)

9:30 - 12:00:

Readings:

  • Strohminger, N., & Nichols, S. (2014). The essential moral self. Cognition, 131, 159-171.
  • Nadler, J. (2012). Blaming as a Social Process: The Influence of Character and Moral Emotion on Blame. Law and Contemporary Problems, 75(2), 1-31.
  • Goodwin, G. P., Piazza, J., & Rozin, P. (2014). Moral character predominates in person perception and evaluation. Journal of personality and social psychology, 106(1), 148.

1:30 - 4:00: Group project meeting (2)

    + Applications (1): Artificial Intelligence and other ethical problems of modern life - what can we contribute as psychologists?

 

Day 7 (Wednesday, 7/29) 

9:30 - 12:00:

Readings:

  • Chakroff, A., Young, L. (in press). How the Mind Matters for Morality. American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience. 6, 41–46.
  • Chakroff, A., & Young, L. (2015). Harmful situations, impure people: An attribution asymmetry across moral domains. Cognition136, 30-37.

1:30 - 4:00:  Guest : Liane Young, Psychology, Boston College. Liane is a rising star in moral psychology who uses a range of methods to cast light on issues at the core of the moral phenomenon. 

 

Day 8 (Thursday, 7/30)

9:30 - 12:00:

Readings: TBA

1:30 - 4:00:  Group project presentation (1)

    + Applications (2): How does the science of morality affect your own moral compass? What are the ethical implications of the work we discussed -- not an academic level but closer to home. Do the findings of moral psychology change how you want to lead your life in any way?

 

Day 9 (Friday, 7/31): Wrap up

9:30 - 12:00: 

Readings: TBA

1:30 - 4:00:  Group project presentation (2)