David Pizarro

The strange politics of disgust

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDxEast
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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 your sensitivity to disgusting cues — a photo of feces, an unpleasant odor — and your own moral or political conservatism.

David Pizarro
/ 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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