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A verbal insult is like a ‘mini slap in the face’ in study

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Research shows a verbal insult is like a ‘little slap’ in a study looking at how words affect us
The article, published in Frontiers In Communication, found that verbal insults could have an impact no matter who it was, showing “increased sensitivity of our brains” to negative words. A verbal insult “will get to you” and is like a “little slap in the face,” according to new research. Scientists looked at the short-term impact of repeated insults as part of a study looking at links between emotion and language. The article, published in Frontiers In Communication, found that verbal insults can have an impact no matter who it is, and showed a “greater sensitivity of our brains” to negative words.

Corresponding author Dr Marijn Struiksma, from Utrecht University, said: “Exactly how words can convey their offensive and emotionally negative charge at the time they are read or heard is not yet well understood. “Because insults pose a threat to our reputations and to our ‘selves,’ they provide a unique opportunity to investigate the interface between language and emotion.

“Understanding what an insulting expression does to people as it develops, and why, is of great importance to psycholinguists interested in how language moves people, but also to others who wish to understand the details of behavior.” Social”. The article, published in Frontiers In Communication, found that verbal insults can have an impact no matter who it is, and showed a “greater sensitivity of our brains” to negative words.

 

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