Instructional Video

How Morals Influence if You're Liberal or Conservative

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Are you a liberal or a conservative? UC professor Peter Ditto, an experimental social psychologist who studies human judgement and decision making, shares the results of his research into moral foundation theory and how a person's morals influence their political views.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups investigate the stance of Libertarians on specific political issues and compare these to conservative groups
Classroom Considerations
  • The second in a series of five related videos
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • The information on the five pillars of morality is sure to generate discussion
  • The research is limited to Libertarians