Behavioural Sciences

Changing morals: we’re more compassionate than 100 years ago, but more judgmental too

The last 100 years have seen some distinctive trends in our collective moral priorities. Image: REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Nick Haslam

Psychologist, University of Melbourne

Melanie J. McGrath

PhD Candidate in Social Psychology, University of Melbourne

Melissa A. Wheeler

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

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