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The voice of conscience: neural bases of interpersonal guilt and compensation

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People feel bad for inflicting harms upon others; this emotional state is termed interpersonal guilt. In this study, the participant played multiple rounds of a dot-estimation task with anonymous partners while undergoing fMRI. The partner would receive pain stimulation if the partner or the participant or both responded incorrectly; the participant was then given the option to intervene and bear a proportion of pain for the partner. The level of pain voluntarily taken and the activations in ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/scan/nst090

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
8
Pages:
1150–1158
Publication date:
2013-08-19
Acceptance date:
2013-06-04
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ISSN:
1749-5016 and 1749-5024
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pubs:652066
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uuid:36fedd09-44d7-49f6-b15f-50536a7aeab3
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pubs:652066
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2016-10-12

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