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Disgust is such a powerful emotion, and so easily evoked. A single disgusting word or image can make most anyone feel queasy, but it also turns out to be a powerful driver of human behavior, influencing everything from who you love to who you'll vote for. This hour, we're delving into the new science of revulsion.

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"Disgustologist" Valerie Curtis talks about a powerful driver of human emotion.More

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11:45
Snake head with red eye
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David Pizzaro explains how disgust shapes our moral reasoning.More

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11:02
Eggs and bacon shaped like a skull and crossbones
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Journalist Christa Weil has a taste for food that's on the challenging side.More

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3:37
Taco with chapulines (grasshoppers) and beans
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What's the new trend in sustainable, eco-friendly food? Bugs!More

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10:58
Horror
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Can playing out negative scenarios lead to a more positive life?More

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3:11
Bat hanging upside down and sticking out its tongue
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Biologist Merlin Tuttle braves crocodile-infested rivers, dark caves, and even bandits to find rare bats.More

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12:31
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Airdates
August 28, 2016
February 24, 2018
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