swearing

Join host Cameron English as he sits down Dr. Chuck Dinerstein and ACSH contributor Susan Goldhaber to break down these stories on episode 30 of the Science Dispatch podcast:

Swear words, “bad” words, are found across all cultures and have been with us probably shortly after we developed language.

Why does cursing feel so darn satisfying? And why is it so taboo?

Science says, expletives can help express many emotions, and in some cases, they can relieve pain! It's true, we swear!