- Noorfaadhilah Abdul Halil Khan, National Univ. of Singapore
- Ya Hui Michelle See, National Univ. of Singapore
The reasoning-emotion divide dates back to Plato, and is pervasive in psychology. Notably, people vary in their concern for processing affect versus cognition. Based on research linking cognitive processing to moral virtues, attitudes expressing one’s moral values are proposed to involve greater cognitive processing concerns. This was found for attitudes toward multiple social issues in Singapore.