His primary areas of investigation include Epistemology, Social psychology, Morality, Cognitive psychology and Moral disengagement. His Epistemology study incorporates themes from Truth value and Contextualism. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong studies Moral reasoning, a branch of Social psychology.
His research in Morality intersects with topics in Moral development and Framing effect, Framing. His study in Cognitive psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Morally wrong, Harm and Psychopathy. His Moral disengagement research incorporates elements of Pragmatism, Moral psychology, Moral skepticism, Skepticism and Coherentism.
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong mainly investigates Epistemology, Social psychology, Morality, Moral psychology and Cognitive psychology. His study in Epistemology focuses on Skepticism, Argument, Philosophy of science, Normative ethics and Philosophy of mind. His study explores the link between Social psychology and topics such as Action that cross with problems in Free will.
His Morality research includes elements of Morally wrong and Environmental ethics. His Moral psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Moral disengagement and Moral reasoning. His research ties Cognition and Cognitive psychology together.
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong focuses on Social psychology, Epistemology, Morality, Moral psychology and Cognitive psychology. His work in the fields of Social psychology, such as Framing effect, Deception and Affect, intersects with other areas such as Lying. The study incorporates disciplines such as Critical race theory, Deliberation and Humility in addition to Epistemology.
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong has included themes like Identity, Environmental ethics, Conformity and Moral disengagement in his Morality study. His studies deal with areas such as Neuroethics, Forgetting, Blame, Level of care and Self as well as Moral psychology. His studies in Cognitive psychology integrate themes in fields like Psychopathology, Meaning and Evolutionary psychology.
His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Moral psychology, Morality, Harm and Human values. He is involved in the study of Social psychology that focuses on Empathy in particular. His Moral psychology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Agency, Action, Forgetting, Philosophy of mind and Experimental philosophy.
His research integrates issues of Cognitive psychology and Moral disengagement in his study of Morality. His work on Autobiographical memory as part of general Cognitive psychology study is frequently linked to Lying, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Harm research includes themes of Political philosophy and Law and economics.
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Consequences, Action, and Intention as Factors in Moral Judgments: An fMRI Investigation
Jana Schaich Borg;Catherine Hynes;John Van Horn;Scott Grafton.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2006)
It's Not My
Neuroprediction of future rearrest
Eyal Aharoni;Gina M. Vincent;Carla L. Harenski;Vince D. Calhoun.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013)
Moral foundations vignettes: a standardized stimulus database of scenarios based on moral foundations theory
Scott Clifford;Vijeth Iyengar;Roberto Cabeza;Walter Sinnott-Armstrong.
Behavior Research Methods (2015)
Can psychopathic offenders discern moral wrongs? A new look at the moral/conventional distinction.
Eyal Aharoni;Walter Sinnott-Armstrong;Kent A. Kiehl.
Journal of Abnormal Psychology (2012)
Is morality unified? evidence that distinct neural systems underlie moral judgments of harm, dishonesty, and disgust
Carolyn Parkinson;Walter Sinnott-Armstrong;Philipp E. Koralus;Angela Mendelovici.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2011)
It’s Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations
Moral appraisals affect doing/allowing judgments.
Fiery Cushman;Joshua Knobe;Walter Sinnott-Armstrong.
Neuroimages as evidence in a mens rea defense: No impact.
Nicholas Schweitzer;Michael Saks;Emily R. Murphy;Adina L. Roskies.
Psychology, Public Policy and Law (2011)
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