Noggin Notes Podcast - Disgust

Traditionally as an adaptive function, disgust has served for disease avoidance. In other words: to keep us healthy and to keep us from getting ill. Our feeling of disgust works incredibly well for us to tell us to avoid, for example, feces, rotting meat, or parasitic infected food. Disgust and fear are often associated, but are definitely different from one another. 

Click here or click on the brain to listen.