Moral Courage – the ability to act according to moral and ethical standards – can be learned. This includes recognising when and how moral courage is needed. The problem: Too often people underestimate their braveness in difficult moments and simply look away instead of intervening.
In a written interview on this topic, Prof. Dr Carmen Tanner once again highlights the relevance of methods to train moral courage. In discussion with the Swiss magazine, Higgs, she makes clear that using serious games, people can practice it by simulating precarious situations. These interactions benefit their ultimate moral behaviour.
How this works and what current research is focusing on is part of the interview. To see the full article, please click here.