Moral judgments distort perceptions of risk to a child
- October 2, 2016
- Social scientists Ashley Thomas, Barbara Sarnecka and Kyle Stanford via Psychology Today, Oct. 2, 2016
A recent study (2016) from researchers at the University of California, Irvine, illustrates
an American “phobia of leaving a child unsupervised.” This experiment reveals intriguing
correlation between the perceptions of risk for a child left unattended, even if only
a few minutes, and the tendency toward moral outrage directed at a parent.
For the full story, please visit https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-me-in-we/201610/moral-judgments-distort-perceptions-risk-child.