Moral concerns are differentially observable in language

Published in Cognition , 2021

We examined the connection between language usage and moral concerns. We collected a large dataset of Facebook status updates from English-speaking participants, along with their responses on the Moral Foundations Questionnaire. Our findings indicate that individuals' moral concerns can be identified through their language usage, although the strength of this relationship varies across different moral dimensions.

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Recommended citation: Kennedy, Brendan, et al. “Moral concerns are differentially observable in language.” Cognition 212 (2021): 104696.