Falsifying Academic Assumptions with Lived Experiences: Coherence Between ‘Non-Scientific’ Realities & ‘Scientific’ Theories of Emotion Talk given at the Society for Affective Science annual conference, online, April 2021.
When you stub your toe, or bang your thumb with a hammer, you might want to utter a few choice swear words. There is new research from the Swear Lab at Keele University in the UK that suggests it might actually help with your pain threshold. Olly Robertson is the lead researcher at the Swear… Continue reading Can swearing be good for us? – ABC Radio Perth
Can you teach new dogs old tricks?: Novel swearwords & pain Invited talk given at the University of Leed’s School of Psychology seminar series, on Tuesday 20th October 2020.
Researchers at the “Swear Lab’ at the university of Keele in the UK have been investigating how swearing increases pain tolerance. Among their findings, fake swears aren’t as effective — you need a real bad word to do any good. Radio recording: 30th April 2020
SJPD Officer Jared Yuen made international headlines for swearing at Black Lives Matter protestors. This blog explores why Yuen’s choice of language was a form of oppression.