The Ick Factor

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Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Free, no ticket required

Maggots, faeces, parasites - all of these things elicit a similar reaction.

Disgust is a powerful and seemingly universal emotion. But why do certain things repel us and are these reactions learned? Can disgust actually be useful? 

Join ‘disgustologist’ Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as we explore the psychology of revulsion.

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