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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 K. Bergen | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465096480
ISBN 13 : 0465096484

It may be starred, beeped, and censored--yet profanity is so appealing that we can't stop using it. In the funniest, clearest study to date, Benjamin Bergen explains why, and what ..



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..