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Disgust

Artist Explores The Concept Of Disgust In Magically Grotesque Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts

There are realities that are a bit unsavory, rules we know are wrong. There are things we'd rather not see, smells we try our best to avoid. There are...

The Great Portland Pee: The Psychological Power of Disgust That Discourages Water Recycling

David Ropeik | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water

How Does Disgust Affect Memory?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Emotional experiences clearly affect memory. At the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy many people shared their memories of whe...

10 Times It's Perfectly Acceptable To Be A Germaphobe

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Perhaps you've found yourself in a situation like this: You're preparing for your weekly softball game, when you realize you forgot to swipe on some f...

'Disgustologist' Digs Deep Into Why We Get Grossed Out

Reuters | Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Valerie Curtis is fascinated by faeces. And by vomit, pus, urine, ...

Studies Show Conservatives More Easily Disgusted

Live Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

People who squirm at the sight of bugs or are grossed out by blood and guts are more likely to be politically conservative, new studies find....