Liane Young

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Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Disruption of the right temporoparietal junction with transcranial magnetic stimulation reduces the role of beliefs in moral judgments
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6753-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint What gets the attention of the temporo-parietal junction? An fMRI investigation of attention and theory of mind
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:2658-64. 2010
  3. pmc Damage to ventromedial prefrontal cortex impairs judgment of harmful intent
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuron 65:845-51. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Innocent intentions: a correlation between forgiveness for accidental harm and neural activity
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:2065-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint An FMRI investigation of spontaneous mental state inference for moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Harvard University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1396-405. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The neural basis of belief encoding and integration in moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1912-20. 2008
  7. pmc The neural basis of the interaction between theory of mind and moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8235-40. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Neural evidence for "intuitive prosecution": the use of mental state information for negative moral verdicts
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Soc Neurosci 6:302-15. 2011
  9. pmc Harming ourselves and defiling others: what determines a moral domain?
    Alek Chakroff
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74434. 2013
  10. doi request reprint When ignorance is no excuse: Different roles for intent across moral domains
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
    Cognition 120:202-14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Disruption of the right temporoparietal junction with transcranial magnetic stimulation reduces the role of beliefs in moral judgments
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6753-8. 2010
    ..Thus, interfering with activity in the RTPJ disrupts the capacity to use mental states in moral judgment, especially in the case of attempted harms...
  2. doi request reprint What gets the attention of the temporo-parietal junction? An fMRI investigation of attention and theory of mind
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:2658-64. 2010
    ..This pattern provides evidence for the ToM hypothesis: the response in these functional regions is selective for mental state content, whether that content is unexpected or expected...
  3. pmc Damage to ventromedial prefrontal cortex impairs judgment of harmful intent
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuron 65:845-51. 2010
    ..These results highlight the critical role of the VMPC in processing harmful intent for moral judgment...
  4. doi request reprint Innocent intentions: a correlation between forgiveness for accidental harm and neural activity
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:2065-72. 2009
    ..This brain region, the right temporo-parietal junction, has been previously implicated in reasoning about other people's thoughts, beliefs, and intentions in moral and non-moral contexts...
  5. doi request reprint An FMRI investigation of spontaneous mental state inference for moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Harvard University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1396-405. 2009
    ..Together, the results illuminate two aspects of theory of mind in moral judgment: (1) spontaneous belief inference and (2) stimulus-driven belief integration...
  6. doi request reprint The neural basis of belief encoding and integration in moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1912-20. 2008
    ..g., the outcome) for moral judgment...
  7. pmc The neural basis of the interaction between theory of mind and moral judgment
    Liane Young
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8235-40. 2007
    ..The results not only suggest a general role for belief attribution during moral judgment, but also add detail to our understanding of the interaction between these processes at both the neural and behavioral levels...
  8. doi request reprint Neural evidence for "intuitive prosecution": the use of mental state information for negative moral verdicts
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Soc Neurosci 6:302-15. 2011
    ..e., assigned blame or withheld praise, based solely on the agent's intent (attempted harm, accidental help). These results show enhanced attention to mental states for negative moral verdicts based exclusively on mental state information...
  9. pmc Harming ourselves and defiling others: what determines a moral domain?
    Alek Chakroff
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74434. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that moral domains are defined not only by the kind of action but also by the target of the action. ..
  10. doi request reprint When ignorance is no excuse: Different roles for intent across moral domains
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
    Cognition 120:202-14. 2011
    ..The current results therefore reveal distinct cognitive signatures of distinct moral domains, and may inform the distinct functional roles of moral norms...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of conscious reasoning and intuition in moral judgment: testing three principles of harm
    Fiery Cushman
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:1082-9. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint The paradox of moral focus
    Liane Young
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
    Cognition 119:166-78. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Investigating emotion in moral cognition: a review of evidence from functional neuroimaging and neuropsychology
    Liane Young
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Br Med Bull 84:69-79. 2007
    ..Neuroscience offers a unique perspective on this question by addressing whether brain regions associated with emotional processing are involved in moral cognition...
  14. pmc Similar brain activation during false belief tasks in a large sample of adults with and without autism
    Nicholas Dufour
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75468. 2013
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