Research Suggests That Women Can Overcome Disgust By Thinking Sexy…

When you really consider it, sex is gross, sticky, and clearly shameful. It should disgust way more of us than it actually does, but, somehow it...doesn't. How is this possible? How could something that involves so many lukewarm body fluids and so many unexpected birthmarks not make our skin crawl so much that we… » 9/13/12 5:10pm 9/13/12 5:10pm

Gay Marriage, Disgust, And Martha Nussbaum: Is Not Getting Hitched…

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum talks to The New York Times Magazine this week, and she has a lot to say about gay marriage, disgust, cockroaches, and leather. » 12/10/09 5:00pm 12/10/09 5:00pm

Study: Women Better At Spotting Fear

According to a new study, women are faster and better than men at distinguishing between fear and disgust, especially in other women. This may have implications for the treatment of diseases with "a gender component," like autism. [EurekAlert] » 10/21/09 5:45pm 10/21/09 5:45pm