I recently read the New York Times piece entitled, Mind Games: Sometimes a White Coat Isn’t Just a White Coat. The article discusses the phenomenon “enclothed cognition; the effects of clothing on cognitive processes.” The term stems from the idea that we think not just with our minds, but with our bodies as well. Studies have shown that carrying a heavy clipboard makes people feel more important and that people wearing more formal clothing are viewed by others, to be more... read more
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