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David Pizarro:
The strange politics of disgust

TEDxEast · 14:02 · Filmed May 2012
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What does a disgusting image have to do with how you vote? Equipped with surveys and experiments, psychologist David Pizarro demonstrates a correlation between sensitivity to disgusting cues — a photo of feces, an unpleasant odor — and moral and political conservatism. (Filmed at TEDxEast.)

Psychologist, Disgust researcher
David Pizarro is a psychologist interested in how certain emotions (disgust, fear, anger) affect our moral judgment. Full bio
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