Social psychology: does cleanliness affect perception? 105science

University of Cambridge psychology PhD student, Dario Krpan, discusses how the state of our body affects how we perceive things. We consider how feeling more clean might harshen our judgement, and how feeling pious might make us feel more clean. We also play the Science Fact or Fiction game, answer your question about why bees buzz, and catch you up on Cambridge news and science talks.

Science fact or fiction?
• Is the red juice that comes out of rare steak, blood?
• Are paper bags better for the environment than plastic bags?
• Are pet allergies caused by fur?

Cambridge news
• Professor Sir John Gurdon is the 89th Cambridge name to be awarded the Nobel Prize
• Cambridge research offers insight into tuberculosis in cattle

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study@psychol.cam.ac.ukor phone 0776742319.

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