Bodily moral disgust: what it is, how it is different from anger, and why it is an unreasoned emotion.

@article{Russell2013BodilyMD,
  title={Bodily moral disgust: what it is, how it is different from anger, and why it is an unreasoned emotion.},
  author={Pascale Sophie Russell and Roger Giner-Sorolla},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={139 2},
  pages={328-51}
}
With the recent upswing in research interest on the moral implications of disgust, there has been uncertainty about what kind of situations elicit moral disgust and whether disgust is a rational or irrational player in moral decision making. We first outline the benefits of distinguishing between bodily violations (e.g., sexual taboos, such as pedophilia and incest) and nonbodily violations (e.g., deception or betrayal) when examining moral disgust. We review findings from our lab and others… CONTINUE READING
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