Conservatives are more easily disgusted than liberals

@article{Inbar2009ConservativesAM,
  title={Conservatives are more easily disgusted than liberals},
  author={Y. Inbar and David A Pizarro and P. Bloom},
  journal={Cognition and Emotion},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={714 - 725}
}
The uniquely human emotion of disgust is intimately connected to morality in many, perhaps all, cultures (Rozin, Lowery, Imada, & Haidt, 1999b). We report two studies suggesting that a predisposition to feel disgust (“disgust sensitivity”) is associated with more conservative political attitudes, especially for issues related to the moral dimension of purity. In the first study, we document a positive correlation between disgust sensitivity and self-reported conservatism in a broad sample of US… Expand
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