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News article reports on our new study on moral judgement

Our "agents-deeds-consequences" model examines how we make moral judgments. Our model predicts that moral judgment consists in concurrent evaluations of three different intuitive components: the character of a person (Agent-component, A); their actions (Deed-component, D); and the consequences brought about in the situation (Consequences-component, C). Thereby, it explains the intuitive appeal of precepts from three dominant moral theories (virtue ethics, deontology, and consequentialism). [Link to the news article]