Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J. J. Moral perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. Forthcoming
12 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last revised: 1 Sep 2015
Date Written: August 19, 2015
Based on emerging research, we propose that human perception is preferentially attuned to moral content. We describe how moral concerns enhance detection of morally relevant stimuli, and both command and direct attention. These perceptual processes, in turn, have important consequences for moral judgment and behavior.
Keywords: Morality, Perception, Cognition, Justice
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