Social norms, moral judgments, and irrational parenting
- October 27, 2017
- Research by social scientists Ashley Thomas (cog sci), Barbara Sarnecka (cog sci) and Kyle Stanford (LPS) featured by Medium, Oct. 27, 2017
Recently, researchers at the University of California, Irvine, published an article illustrating how moral judgments can cloud our reasoning …. The fact that the results were the reverse of common sense indicates that participants were, probably unconsciously, inflating the danger as a way of blaming the parent for violating what they perceived to be a moral imperative — that of always watching one’s child.
For the full story, please visit https://medium.com/the-mission/social-norms-moral-judgments-and-irrational-parenting-c74f8ecaebac.