Ep 164: What’s So Disgusting About Poop?

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Just about everyone finds poop disgusting right? So who finds it not so disgusting? Would you believe women in their 20s who are in the middle of their menstrual cycle, and who have motherhood as one of their goals in life? Disgust has become quite a popular topic in psychology lately. Join me as I discuss one of the more interesting studies that looks at how the intensity of our emotions can be affected by our nonconscious goals. More interesting than you might think really. And certainly not to be poo-pooed at…

Resources on Disgust Research

    • When Pooping Babies Become More Appealing: The Effects of Nonconscious Goal Pursuit on Experienced Emotions.Daniella Shidlovski and Ran R. Hassin. Psychological Science, October 2011; 0956797611417135, first published on October 10, 2011.

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