Profit vs. Principle: The Neurobiology of Integrity
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I have often thought that integrity can simply be defined as what you do when no one is looking.
Let your better self rest assured: Dearly held values truly are sacred, and not merely cost-benefit analyses masquerading as nobel intent, concludes a new study on the neurobiology of moral decision-making. Such values are conceived differently, and occur in very different parts of the brain, than utilitarian decisions.