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Psychologist explains purpose and pitfalls of disgust

The emotion, an ancient mechanism meant to keep us healthy, isn’t doing much to protect us against coronavirus—because COVID-19 does not offer the usual visible cues that protect us from sick people—shared Debra Lieberman, evolutionary psychologist and University of Miami associate professor.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2020/04/psychologist-explains-purpose-and-pitfalls-of-disgust.html