Reasons Why Highly Intelligent People Are Messy, Stay Up Late And Swear A Lot

6The findings after matching the results of both the tests

The findings of the tests revealed that the person who scored high in the verbal fluency task was also a high scorer in the swearing fluency task while low scorer in the verbal fluency task was not able to score good in the swearing task as well.

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7The verdict

The verdict of these two related tests is that swearing can’t be called as a sign of less intelligence, illiteracy or poor vocabulary skills. In fact, it can be pretty helpful for a person in communicating in a better manner and it can also make it easy for the other person to understand it.

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8Relief in natural pain

The participants were asked to keep their hands in iced water for as much duration as they can while repeating a swear word. The same participants were asked to keep their hands in iced water at another occasion but this time they had to repeat a non-swear word.

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9The monitoring of heart rate

The heart rate of the participants was monitored both the times and it was found that while repeating swear word, the participants managed to stay longer with their hands in iced water as they felt less pain and their heart rate was also high in comparison to when they repeated non-swear word.

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10The findings/result

It was ascertained in this test that swearing also had an emotional response and it not only activates the natural defense mechanism but also results in adrenalin release and quickening of pulse. Swearing also helps a person in getting relief from natural pain which is termed as stress-induced analgesia.

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