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Is disgust related to morality?

14 mins | Jul 29, 2021
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The positives and negatives of our behavioural immune system. Disgust is often praised for its role in curbing the need for biological protection. Whether you avoid someone coughing or swipe left on a dating app, Louise Fabiani reveals how you are engaging with an ancient reflex thought to reduce contact with the disease but also producing strong reactions to perceived outsiders.
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