Research into the hypoalgesic effect of swearing has shown that the use of
profanity can help reduce the sensation of pain. This phenomenon is particularly
Recent work by Stephens et al. even shows that swearing is associated with
enhanced pain tolerance. This finding suggests swearing has a cathartic effect, ...
Jan 23, 2013 ... She pepper-sprayed audiences with profanity throughout her ... "We have shown
a kind of intermediate effect with the less severe words," he ...
Oct 3, 2011 ... Swearing provokes a physical stress response, researchers have found ... in the
first sentence of this article wasn't done for gratuitous effect.
Kirk Baird. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001 | 8:33 a.m.. It's not accurate to say swearing is
back; four-letter words never left our vocabulary. It's not entirely true to say ...
Profanity and loud speech have a spiritually negative effect on us, while speaking
softly is spiritually beneficial. Subtle-drawings explain why.
Oct 17, 2011 ... Is profanity the equivalent to marijuana — one is considered a gateway to ...
Research • Team may be first to look at effects of profanity on kids.
Apr 30, 2015 ... Swearing has become a normal part of society's universal conversation. ... clear
negative and harmful psychological effects, while the isolated ...
Jan 23, 2014 ... When asked to define profanity in 1964, former Supreme Court Justice .....
Swearing as a response to pain – effect of daily swearing frequency.
Indeed, several different learning theories would suggest such effects. For
example, according to the general learning model, exposure to profanity in media