On Determining Whom to Kill: The Challenge of Moral Decision Making

As technology advances, we’re forced to ask ourselves whether we want moral decisions to be made by humans or algorithms. With the invention of autonomous cars, the “trolley dilemma” is up for discussion again. Is sacrificing one person to save five others the more moral option? Would your answer change if you were the ‘one’? Continue reading On Determining Whom to Kill: The Challenge of Moral Decision Making

On the Neuropsychology of the Unconscious

“I totally followed through with my New Year’s resolutions!” – said no one ever “This year I’m gonna do it! I will stop procrastinating and start exercising. I will eat healthier and do my paperwork on time.” We all have put demands on our future selves at one point or another in our lives, often around December 31st and many a time fallen back into … Continue reading On the Neuropsychology of the Unconscious