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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/985816
Description: Both disgust and disease-related images appear able to induce an innate immune response but it is unclear whether these effects are independent or rely upon a common shared factor (e.g., disgust or di ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Disgust | Pain | Emotion
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066944
Description: Experiencing the emotion of disgust leads to delayed up-regulation of immune-related functions, increased core-body temperature and reduced appetite. These changes parallel those of the acute phase re ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/325116
Description: Recent findings indicate that parents, in the presence of disgust elicitors, exhibit exaggerated behavioral avoidance and direct expressions of disgust toward younger children. Here we examine whether ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333534
Description: 3 page(s)
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/175249
Description: Medical conditions that are non-contagious, but that appear contagious, seem to result in the sufferer being avoided. Error management theory (EMT), suggests that such false alarms occur because the c ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/159798
Description: 24 page(s)
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/190086
Description: Recent findings suggest that disgust can activate particular aspects of the immune system. In this study we examine whether disgust can also elevate core body temperature (BT), a further feature of an ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/204811
Description: The behavioral avoidance of people with facial disfigurement is well documented, but its psychological basis is poorly understood. Based upon a disease avoidance account of stigmatization, we conducte ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/152923
Description: Stigmatization is characterized by chronic social and physical avoidance of a person(s) by other people. Infectious disease may produce an apparently similar form of isolation-disease avoidance-but on ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/139072
Description: Prior to and during sexual intercourse, people are exposed to stimuli that in other contexts might act as disgust-eliciting cues. This study examined whether sexual arousal, in contrast to general aro ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/152919
Description: Infectious disease exerts a large selective pressure on all organisms. One response to this has been for animals to evolve energetically costly immune systems to counter infection, while another-the f ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology | Disgust | Emotion | Gut | Immune
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/141946
Description: Disgust motivates avoidance of pathogen sources, but whether its role in disease avoidance extends into activating the immune system is unexplored. This was tested here by comparing oral immune marker ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/116927
Description: Little is known about when or how different disgust elicitors are acquired. In Study 1, parents of children (0–18 years old) rated how their child would react to 22 disgust elicitors. Different develo ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/197540
Description: 11 page(s)
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/83103
Description: Background: There is currently no general self-report measure for assessing hygiene behavior. This article details the development and testing of such a measure. Methods: In studies 1 to 4, a total of ... More
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