Why we love to be grossed out | Curio

Why we love to be grossed out

10 mins | Aug 4, 2020

Is anything objectively disgusting? Disgust may not be a straightforward extension of the immune system’s aversion to harmful substances, but rather “a psychological nebula, lacking definite boundaries, discrete internal structure, or a single centre of gravity,” says psychologist Nina Strohminger. Author Marco Altamirano analyses this idea for Nautilus.

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