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    • Swearing Is Good for You

    • The Amazing Science of Bad Language
    • By: Emma Byrne
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In a sparkling debut in the entertaining pop science vein of Mary Roach, scientist Emma Byrne examines the latest research to show how swearing can be good for you. She reveals how swearing has been around since the earliest humans began to communicate, and has been shown to reduce physical pain, to lower anxiety, to prevent physical violence, to help trauma victims recover language, and to promote human cooperation.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What was the purpose of this book?

    • By Leslie D Hernandez on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $24.49