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PSYC 5541 Moral Emotions (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

What is the relationship between morality and emotion? Do uniquely moral emotions exist? In what contexts do moral emotions arise? This course explores the nature of emotion and the nature of morality and their relationship, from the perspectives of social, cognitive, developmental psychology and neuroscience. Topics include: emotion regulation, pro-social behavior, inter-group attitudes, perspective-taking.

Instructor(s): Liane Young
James Russell

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17