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The Effect of Moral Emotion on Moral Judgment Capacity

DOI: 10.12677/AP.2014.47126, PP. 980-987

Keywords: 道德情绪,道德判断能力,MJT
Moral Emotion
, Moral Judgment Capacity, MJT

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This study conducted two tests. The pretest selected apologue popular on the Internat and typical in college students’ life. After pre-post test, the apologue which could induce corresponding emo- tions was screened out. In the formal test, after affective priming, subjects’ emotional state was measured, and MJT was used to test the moral judgment capacity of college students. It was found that the moral judgment capacity in the positive mood condition was significantly lower than that in the control group, and the moral judgment capacity in the control group was significantly lower than that in the negative mood group; the differences of the moral judgment capacity were not significant in different positive emotional conditions and also in different negative emotional conditions; the differences of the moral judgment capacity of males were more significant than those of females; the differences of senior students were more significant than those of freshmen, and were not significant in other grades.


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