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THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON MORAL JUDGMENTS


Research Description

We investigate moral decision-making under the influence of alcohol. We use standard sacrificial “trolley” moral dilemmas (the footbridge case and switch case) to replicate past findings of increased pro-sacrificial (i.e. “utilitarian”) responding under the influence of alcohol, and two additional measurement instruments (OUS, CNI) to investigate the potential mechanisms behind the effect. We also aim to distinguish the effects of alcohol from subjective beliefs about being intoxicated using a placebo condition.

Article: Mariola Paruzel-Czachura, Katarzyna Pypno, Michał Białek, Jim A.C. Everett, Bertram Gawronski. The Drunk Utilitarian Revisited: Alcohol Does Not Increase Pro-Sacrificial Responses in Moral Dilemmas (under preparation).

Research point

Do people change their moral decisions after drinking one alcoholic drink? Do they become more utilitarian? We try to answer these questions in laboratory study.

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RELIGIOSITY AND MORALITY

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MORAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE EFFECT

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MORALITY AMONG PRISONERS

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ROLE OF WRONGDOER’S EMOTIONS & BELIEFS

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Projekt finansowany przez Narodowe Centrum Nauki, konkurs Miniatura 1, numer: 2017/01/X/HS6/01332.

Project financed by National Science Center, Poland, Miniatura 1, number: 2017/01/X/HS6/01332.

Narodowe Centrum Nauki