• A political post!


    I’ve always been fascinated by the persuasion process, particularly during election season. It was while digging around the Internets (I love that word) that I stumbled on this gem from Ted. Seems David Piaarro has researched this fascinating topic a bit:

    What does a disgusting image have to do with how you vote? Equipped with surveys and experiments, psychologist David Pizarro demonstrates a correlation between sensitivity to disgusting cues — a photo of feces, an unpleasant odor — and moral and political conservatism.

    Cool, eh? Enjoy the presentation:

    Category: InterestingScienceSkepticism


    Article by: Beth Erickson

    I'm Beth Ann Erickson, a freelance writer, publisher, and skeptic. I live in Central Minnesota with my husband, son, and two rescue pups. Life is flippin' good. :)