fbpx

The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, April 19, 2021

Why swearing is f**king good for you | Military Times

Must Read

In special warfare milestone, female enlisted airman to enter combat controller training | Military.com

The US Air Force has reached another milestone as the first female enlisted airman soon will enter training to...

How small wars fit into big ones: Lessons from the masters of irregular warfare | Modern War Institute

For the last 250 years, irregular warfare practitioners have played a crucial role in almost every war. Their experience...

2 snipers set back-to-back records for longest-range kill during the first major battle in Afghanistan | Business Insider

19 years ago, two Canadian snipers were able to set back-to-back records for the longest-range kill during the first...

Humans aren’t the only primates who can curse, but we’re really good at it, as anyone in the military might know.

And, it turns out, it’s good for us.

Cursing can promote teamwork and trust, and even make us more tolerant to pain, according Emma Byrne, author of the new book “Swearing is Good for You.” An interview with Byrne is available on National Geographic.

 How can cursing can build teamwork and increase pain tolerance?

“Using swear words appropriate for that person shows how well you know them; and how well you understand their mental model,” Byrne told National Geographic. She also notes that at research shows that people who are swearing can withstand much more pain than people who are otherwise quiet.

More important, other primates can curse?

Source: Why swearing is f**king good for you | Military Times

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Latest News

In special warfare milestone, female enlisted airman to enter combat controller training | Military.com

The US Air Force has reached another milestone as the first female enlisted airman soon will enter training to...

- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -