Deontological and Altruistic Guilt: Evidence for Distinct Neurobiological Substrates
Casa Editrice: Wiley-Liss, Inc. – Human Brain Mapping
Autore: B. Basile, F. Mancini, E. Macaluso, C. Caltagirone, R. S.J. Frackowiak and M. Bozzali
Abstract: The feeling of guilt is a complex mental state underlying several human behaviors in both private and social life. From a psychological and evolutionary viewpoint, guilt is an emotional and cognitive function, characterized by prosocial sentiments, entailing speciﬁc moral believes, which can be predominantly driven by inner values (deontological guilt) or by more interpersonal situations (altruistic guilt).Leggi tutto..
Guilt and Focusing in Decision-making
Casa Editrice: Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
Anno: 2007, 1, 1-20
Autore: Amelia Gangemi, Francesco Mancini
Abstract: In this paper we examined the impact of a specific emotion, guilt, on focusing in decision-making. Through the focusing mechanism, when making decisions, individuals tend to restrict their thoughts to what is explicitly represented in the decisional task, disregarding alternatives. In this paper, three experiments are performed to investigate whether an emotional state of guilt can critically guide individuals’ focusing, and even prevailing over the focusing mechanism.Leggi tutto..