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Recently Published Paper: “Damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex is associated with impairments in both spontaneous and deliberative moral judgments”

The lab recent published the paper “Damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex is associated with impairments in both spontaneous and deliberative moral judgments”, with Justin Reber, Victoria Spring, and Daniel Tranel, in Neuropsychologia.  In this work, we administered the Moral Categorization Task (Cameron et al., 2017, Cognition) to patients with vmPFC lesions, as well as neurologically healthy participants and patients with other kinds of brain damage. Results revealed that patients with vmPFC lesions showed reductions in both intentional moral judgment and unintentional moral judgment.