The ginger root brings a lot of positive effects for the body and health, is known for a long time.
Kandadische researchers found now, in addition, in a new study, the tuber also affects our mind.
Particularly in relation to the decision ability of ginger plays according to the study results, a role.
A team of researchers from the University of British Columbia examined the perceived impact of ginger on the Disgust as well as on the morals of the subjects.
These were divided into two groups. In one, the participants were given ginger tablets to be administered, in the other final you took Placebos. Subsequently, the study interviewed participants on the above thematic areas.
Ginger changed the disgusting feel
With regard to the assessment of disgust in the subjects, unpleasant pictures had to look at, including images of vergammeltem meat or a Person that passes. Then, you should specify how much you ekelten.
The second complex of themes included moral malaise. Here, the subjects should judge moral situations of conflict, such as, for example, a marriage between Cousins.
The evaluation of the interviews showed that the reactions of all subjects was in the serious cases, equally severe. This applied to both the disgust of feeling, as well as the moral conflicts.
In mediocre cases, however, the reactions of the participants, who had taken the ginger pills, of which the Placebo different group.
The former reacted much more relaxed, the situations were classified as less serious.
Effect on decision ability
The study in the international journal 'Journal of Personality and Social Psychology' was published, is, therefore, a further proof that diet can affect our decision ability.
Ginger plays obviously a role in the assessment, disgusting, or morally reprehensible situations, which in turn can play a role in decision-making.