Verbal Insults Akin to Receiving Mini Slap in the Face, Study Claims

Chris K

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Chris K
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A verbal insult can leave a person disheartened, but scientists were previously unaware of how affronts exactly impact an individual and evoke a negative emotion. Now, researchers have studied this phenomenon and concluded that a verbal insult is akin to a mini slap in the face. In their study, published in Frontiers in Communication, the researchers wanted to examine...

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