Joshua Tybur

Joshua Tybur is Associate Professor in the Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His research focuses on the emotion disgust, and how it can help us better understand pathogen avoidance, political attitudes, and moral punishment.

Recent Posts

March 23, 2020 in Biology, Health

How Coronavirus Bypasses Our Behavioral Immune System (And What We Can Do About It)

The evolved emotion of disgust neutralizes many pathogens by helping us avoid what makes us sick. We need to adapt our behavioral immune system to counter new threats.
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