The Survival Of The Judgmental

The Dish is delighted to announce the debut of The Mind Report, a collaboration with and a team of cognitive scientists at Yale University. Each week, one of these leading-edge thinkers will find someone whose work they consider important and provocative and interrogate them about it. The goal is to bring you the latest thinking on how humans think – and how we feel and behave and navigate the social landscape and make sense of our universe.

This week features Kiley Hamlin of the University of British Columbia, who has used puppet shows to demonstrate that infants have a basic sense of right and wrong. Hamlin considers humanity’s innate morality and why we naturally judge others with Jonathan Phillips of Yale:

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You can watch the entire video here, and subscribe to The Mind Report here.