• Jim Everett, Univ. of Oxford
  • Nadira Faber, Univ. of Oxford
  • Julian Savulescu, Univ. of Oxford
  • Molly J Crockett, Yale Univ.
In 2 pre-registered studies we show that people who make deontological judgments in moral dilemmas are preferred and perceived as better social partners. Even when making impartial prosocial decisions that maximise the well-being of the greatest number of people, consequentialists are still trusted less than deontologists.