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Individual differences in sensitivity to disgust: A scale sampling seven domains of disgust elicitors
We describe the development of a reliable measure of individual differences in disgust sensitivity. The 32-item Disgust Scale includes 2 true-false and 2 disgust-rating items for each of 7 domains of… Expand
Jobs, Careers, and Callings: People's Relations to Their Work
We present evidence suggesting that most people see their work as either a Job (focus on financial rewards and necessity rather than pleasure or fulfillment; not a major positive part of life), a… Expand
The CAD triad hypothesis: a mapping between three moral emotions (contempt, anger, disgust) and three moral codes (community, autonomy, divinity).
Students in the United States and Japan were presented with descriptions of situations that involve 1 of the types of moral violations and asked to assign either an appropriate facial expression or an appropriate word (contempt, anger, disgust, or their translations) which generally supported the CAD triad hypothesis. Expand
A perspective on disgust.
The ontogeny of disgust, which the author believes develops during the first 8 years of life, is considered and the idea that feces, the universal disgust object, is also the first is explored, and the mechanisms for the acquisition of disgust are examined. Expand
Negativity Bias, Negativity Dominance, and Contagion
We hypothesize that there is a general bias, based on both innatepredispositions and experience, in animals and humans, to give greater weight to negative entities (e.g., events, objects, personal… Expand
Sex differences in perceptions of desirable body shape.
Comparaison entre des hommes et des femmes du point de vue de leurs proportions physiques ideales, de celles qu'ils jugent les plus attirantes pour eux-memes ou pour l'autre sexe
Operation of the laws of sympathetic magic in disgust and other domains.
Two laws of sympathetic magic were described by Frazer and Mauss at the beginning of this century to account for magical belief systems in traditional cultures. In this study, we show that these laws… Expand
“Taste-smell confusions” and the duality of the olfactory sense
- P. Rozin
- Psychology, Medicine
- Perception & psychophysics
- 1 July 1982
The Contagion Concept in Adult Thinking in the United States: Transmission of Germs and of Interpersonal Influence