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A Cursing Brain The Histories Of Tourette Syndrome

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Howard I. Kushner | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674039866
ISBN 13 : 9780674039865

A study of Tourette syndrome, "a set of behaviors, involuntary shouting (sometimes cursing) as well as obsessive-compulsive actions. ... Reveals how cultural and medical assumption..


On The Other Hand

Pub Date : 2017-08-25 | Author : Howard I. Kushner | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421423333
ISBN 13 : 1421423332

Written in a lively style that mixes personal biography with scholarly research, On the Other Hand tells a comprehensive story about the science, traditions, and prejudices surroun..


What The F

Pub Date : 2016-09-13 | Author : Benjamin Bergen | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465096480
ISBN 13 : 0465096484

Smart as hell and funny as fuck, this book explains why we can’t stop swearing and what it tells us about our language and brains. Everyone swears. Only the rare individual can a..


Ticked

Pub Date : 2013-05-01 | Author : James A. Fussell | Publisher : Chicago Review Press

ISBN 10 : 9781613743812
ISBN 13 : 1613743815

An inspirational tale of personal struggle with and triumph over Tourette syndrome, this is the story of Jeff Matovic and the radical treatment he sought to cure himself. After suf..


Why We Curse

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Timothy Jay | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789027221865
ISBN 13 : 9027221863

The Neuro-Psycho-Social Theory of Speech draws together information about cursing from different disciplines and unites them to explain and describe the psychological, neurological..


When Mr Dog Bites

Pub Date : 2014-01-16 | Author : Brian Conaghan | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408838358
ISBN 13 : 1408838354

Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 Hilariously touching and outrageously unforgettable: Mark Haddon's Christopher Boone meets Holden Caulfield on one *#@! of a journey. ..


Icy Sparks

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Gwyn Hyman Rubio | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 0142000205
ISBN 13 : 9780142000205

After years of living in a children's asylum for having spontaneous jerks and spasms, Icy returns home and is quickly befriended by Miss Emily, who cares for her and teaches her th..