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    When faced with a dilemma between believing what is supported by an impartial assessment of the evidence (e.g., that one's friend is guilty of a crime) and believing what would better fulfill a moral obligation (e.g., that the friend is innocent), people often believe in line with the latter. But is this how people think beliefs ought to be formed? We addressed this question across three studies and found that, across a diverse set of everyday situations, people treat moral considerations as leg…Read more
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    Lay beliefs about the controllability of everyday mental states
    with Geoffrey P. Goodwin
    Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 148 (10): 1701-1732. 2019.