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Chakroff, A., Russell, P.S., Piazza, J., Young, L. (2016). From impure to harmful: Asymmetric expectations about immoral agents. JESP

Chakroff, A., Dungan, J., Koster-Hale, J., Brown, A., Saxe, R., Young, L. (2015). When minds matter for moral judgment: intent information is neurally encoded for harmful but not impure acts. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience

Chakroff, A., Young, L. (2015). How the Mind Matters for Morality. American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 6(3), 41-46.

Chakroff, A., Young, L. (2015). Harmful situations, impure people: an attribution asymmetry across moral domains. Cognition, 136, 30-37.

Chakroff, A., Thomas, K.A., Haque, O.S., Young, L. (2015). An indecent proposal: the dual functions of indirect speech. Cognitive Science, 1-14.

Chakroff, A., Young, L. (2014). The prosocial brain: perceiving others in need, and acting on it. In L. Padilla-Walker, G. Carlo (eds.), The Complexities of Raising Prosocial Children: An Examination of the Multidimensionality of Prosocial Behaviors. Oxford University Press.

Chakroff, A., Dungan, J., Young, L. (2013). Harming oneself and Defiling another: what defines a moral domain? PLoS ONE 8(9).

Young, L., Chakroff, A., Tom, J. (2012). Doing good leads to more good: The reinforcing power of a moral self-concept. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 3(3), 325-334.


Chakroff, A., Young, L. (in prep). Inferences about cause and character. Forthcoming in eds. Bonnefon, J., & Trémolière, B. “Moral Inferences.” Psychology Press.

Chakroff, A., Young, L. (in prep). Moral judgment of disgusting actions: when the thought doesn’t count. Forthcoming in eds. Strohminger, N., & Kumar, V., “Moral Psychology of Disgust.”

Chakroff, A., Russell, P.S., Piazza, J., Young, L. (in prep). An Asymmetrically Slippery Slope. Predicting the Future Behavior of Harmful and Impure Agents.

Chakroff, A., Greene, J. (in prep). Mapping morality from the ground up.

Dungan, J., Chakroff, A., Young, L. (in prep). Distinct roles for moral domains for the self and other.

Lu, G., Quoidbach, J., Gino, F., Chakroff, A., Maddux, W., Galinsky, A. (submitted). Foreign Experiences Can Increase Unethical Behavior.


Todd Akin Shows Us How Morality Distorts Reality


Chakroff A.,Tharakan T., Gravina M., Greene J. Mapping morality from the ground up. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. October 18-22, 2014.

Chakroff A.,Young L. Morally Impure Others are Dispositionally Toxic. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 17-19, 2013.

Chakroff, A.,Thomas K.A., Haque O.S., Young L.. Dual functions of indirect speech. Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting. Boulder, CO. June 21-23, 2012.

Chakroff, A, Greene, J.D. Mapping morality. Human Brain Mapping 18th Annual Meeting. Beijing, CH. June 10-14, 2012.

Chakroff A., Young L., Dungan J., Saxe R. An fMRI investigation of theory of mind across distinct domains of morality. Human Brain Mapping 16th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, ES. June 6-10, 2010

Chakroff A., Harenski C., Shoemaker J., Kiehl K. Abnormal processing of moral stimuli in psychopathic offenders. Society for Neuroscience 38th Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. Nov. 15-19, 2008.

Chakroff A., Harenski C., Shane M., Kiehl K. Subliminal emotion perception is modulated by psychopathic traits: An ERP study. Society for Neuroscience 37th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. Nov. 3-7, 2007.