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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Researcher at Duke University

Publications -  204
Citations -  5644

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is an academic researcher from Duke University. The author has contributed to research in topics: Moral psychology & Morality. The author has an hindex of 33, co-authored 188 publications receiving 4964 citations. Previous affiliations of Walter Sinnott-Armstrong include Utrecht University & Dartmouth College.

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Moral Dilemmas

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Consequences, Action, and Intention as Factors in Moral Judgments: An fMRI Investigation

TL;DR: Functional magnetic resonance imaging findings suggest that different kinds of moral judgment are preferentially supported by distinguishable brain systems.
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Neuroprediction of future rearrest

TL;DR: It is shown that error-related brain activity elicited during performance of an inhibitory task prospectively predicted subsequent rearrest among adult offenders within 4 y of release, suggesting a potential neurocognitive biomarker for persistent antisocial behavior.
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Spreading the Word Groundings in the Philosophy of Language

TL;DR: A comprehensive introduction to the major philosophical theories attempting to explain the workings of language can be found in this paper, where the authors present a survey of the major theories and their applications.
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Moral foundations vignettes: a standardized stimulus database of scenarios based on moral foundations theory

TL;DR: This paper develops and validates a large set of moral foundations vignettes (MFVs), each vignette depicts a behavior violating a particular moral foundation and not others, and expects that the MFVs will be beneficial for a wide variety of behavioral and neuroimaging investigations of moral cognition.