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Yum and Yuck: The Psychology Of What We Eat...And What We Spit Out

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Crickets And Cannibals: Unpacking The Complicated Emotion Of Disgust

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NPR intern Kevin Garcia endures the sour taste of Warheads hard candy. Why are we tempted by candy that pretends to be made of hazardous chemicals, that threatens to nuke our taste buds, or that dares us to be disgusted? Photo illustration by Josh Loock/NPR hide caption

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