Who's Responsible for My Emotional Experience?

Our cognitive models of events are like little moral dramas with toy agents and patients acting according to stereotyped scripts about typical causes.

Groping the Body Politic

The grounding of linguistic meaning in bodily experience is probably not something politicians think about, but could it have political consequences?

The Power of Contamination and Taint in Language

Do we need to distinguish between harm and purity to understand moral psychology? Contamination concepts in political rhetoric and coping suggest that we do.

Who Blames the Victim?

Moral values constitute a core framework that organizes psychological processes to motivate predictable patterns of condemnation toward victims. Still, language matters!