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Mindful of Moral Reasoning

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Philosophers have long puzzled over how we make decisions that involve morals and morality. Now scientists are getting in on the act.

It's an emerging area of psychology and neuroscience that could have implications for social policy and even law. WBUR's health and science reporter Allan Coukell explains.

The audio for this story will be available on WBUR's web site after 10 a.m. Thursday.

This program aired on November 30, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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