Monday, July 13, 2009
While i don't know if i will call it a breakthrough an interesting discovery has been made. Scientist has discovered that swearing helps to relieve pain. The study, published in the journal NeuroReport, measured how long college students could keep their hands immersed in cold water. During the chilly exercise, they could repeat an expletive of their choice or chant a neutral word. When swearing, the 67 student volunteers reported less pain and on average endured about 40 seconds longer.
I can imagine a few if you guys experimenting on yourself. Well if you get to some results let us know :)
The full article here : @#$