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Stephens, R., Spierer, D.K., Katehis, E. (2018). Effect of swearing on strength and power performance. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 35, 111-117.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.11.014

Robertson, O.S., Robinson, S.J., Stephens, R. (2017). A cross-cultural comparison of the effects of swearing on pain perception in a British and Japanese population. Scandinavian Journal of Pain.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.07.014

Stephens, R., & Zile, A. (2017). Does emotional arousal influence swearing fluency? Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46, 983-995. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10936-016-9473-8

Stephens, R. & Allsop, C. (2012). Effect of manipulated state aggression on pain tolerance. Psychological Reports, 111, 311-321.  https://doi.org/10.2466/16.02.20.PR0.111.4.311-321

Stephens, R. & Umland, C. (2011). Swearing as a response to pain – effect of daily swearing frequency. Journal of Pain, 12, 1274-1281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2011.09.004

Stephens, R., Atkins, J. & Kingston, A. (2009). Swearing as a response to pain. NeuroReport, 20, 1056-1060. http://journals.lww.com/neuroreport/Abstract/2009/08050/Swearing_as_a_response_to_pain.4.aspx