The Neuroanatomical Basis of Moral Cognition and Emotion

Roland Zahn, Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza, Jorge Moll

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationFrom DNA to Social Cognition|From DNA to Soc. Cogn.
    Place of PublicationHoboken, NJ
    PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Aug 2011


    • Neuroanatomical basis of moral cognition and emotion - knowing what is morally "right" and "wrong" in humans, not found in any other species
    • Neuroanatomical basis of moral motivations - moral motivations as altruistic motivations
    • Neuroanatomical basis of moral reasoning, and decision making - functional imaging studies of moral judgment and reasoning

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