Speaking toLive Science, Dr Kelly explained that pimple-popping videos provide a safe place to feel disgust
- an emotion that exists primarily to protect you.
In addition, the clinical literature suggests that disgust
is highly associated with avoidance and rejection of that which is disgusting (Olatunji & Sawchuk, 2005; Rozin, Haidt, & McCauley, 2008).
Rather than expressing disgust
, he should quit," said Tewari.
In other words, effectiveness was positively associated with feelings of disgust
and fear when the anti-smoking ad included disturbing images.
It has been assumed that the child acquires disgust
responses towards particular objects via some form of parent--child transmission (Rozin and Fallon 1987; Tomkins 1963).
The author examines the aesthetics and representation of disgust
and repulsion in contemporary fiction by eight female authors writing in French and German: Marie Darrieussecq, Amelie Nothomb, Lorette Nobecourt, Alina Reyes, Sibylle Berg, Jenny Erpenbeck, Monika Maron, and Charlotte Roche.
SCIENTISTS MAY have uncovered the evolutionary reasoning behind why we go wide-eyed with fear and squint in disgust
On the relationships between disgust
and morality: A critical review
that Dickens had toward his mother and motherly characters is the key to her study, which interrogates the rhetorical link between Dickens' fictional mothers, his own autobiography, and the etiology of disgust
At the heart of the film's strategy is the use of disgust
to prove, via viewers' bodily responses, that dolphins and viewers share a common community and that the slaughter of dolphins is therefore intolerable.
This example of the psychology of disgust
and contamination provides the psychological underpinnings for the entire book.
Herz, a research psychologist specializing in the sense of smell, set out to understand the science behind disgust
after being tapped to judge the National Rotten Sneakers Contest in Montpelier, Vt.
THAT'S DISGUSTING: UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF REPULSION comes from a psychologist who blends science, humor and insights into the human psyche to identify the instincts and origins of how disgust
shapes our culture and everyday lives.
The researchers also report that those with strong disgust
reactions tended to oppose gay marriage.
PARIS - Obsessive-compulsive disorder with contamination obsession might have two clinical subtypes - one rooted in anxiety and another in which the core feature is disgust