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Prof. Jonathan Haidt's moral psychology research is referenced

Excerpt from the LA Times -- "Scientists such as Jonathan Haidt of New York University have shown that we frequently feel rather than think our way to moral judgments; in general, the more affective parts of our brains generate quick, intuitive, moral decisions ('I can't tell you why, but that is wrong, wrong, wrong'), while the more cognitive parts play catch-up milliseconds to years later to come up with logical rationales for our gut intuitions."

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