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David Pizarro:
The strange politics of disgust

TEDxEast · 14:02 · Filmed May 2012

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.

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