A fascinating paper in the December, 2012 issue of Psychological Science by Gary Sherman, Jonathan Haidt, and Gerald Clore explores the influence of disgust on the ability to see potential impurities. Read More
Ulterior Motives is about the interface between motivation and thinking. Your goals have a huge influence on your behavior. The active goals that you have also influence your emotions, which in turn affect your preferences and thinking. The beauty of this set of topics is that it ultimately covers just about every area within cognitive science.