TB8, L3 - Morality

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1. Consequentialism can be defined as:

  • None of the above
  • Personal code of conduct within the ethical constraints of a group
  • Moral value of an action is one way or another a function of its consequence alone
  • Endorsing harmful actions for the greater good
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2. Which brain areas were more active for nonmoral unpleasant over nonmoral neutral

  • Bilateral visual cortex and left amygdala
  • Lateral OFC, left amygdala, bilateral visual cortex
  • Left medial OFC, left amygdala, bilateral visual cortex
  • Lateral OFC and bilateral visual cortex

3. Utilitarianism can be defined as:

  • None of the above
  • Moral value of an action is one way or another a function of its consequence alone
  • Endorsing harmful actions for the greater good
  • Moral rules pertaining to absolute rights

4. Consequentialism states that:

  • Cognition uses cost-benefit analysis to formulate judgements
  • Behaviour is driven by intuitive emotional responses
  • Emotional and cognitive processing both play a role in moral judgements
  • None of the above

5. Patients with VLPFC lesions:

  • Detect implications of social situations but are unable to generalise to the real world
  • Are unable to determine a moral from a nonmoral response in any context
  • Do not show any deficit
  • Always rely on their emotional response in dilemma situations

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