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Cultural Background Plays Role In How Posture Effects Our Confidence
2013-10-15 14:24:04

Body language experts tell us that certain postures or body positions project confidence or even dominance over others, but a new study led by a University at Buffalo researcher has found that the perception of these ‘power positions’ depends on a person’s cultural background.

2011-08-15 15:28:09

Four new studies by researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that when a woman's goal is to be romantically desirable, she distances herself from academic majors and activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

2009-06-30 13:08:35

Researchers have found that men and women who feel sensitive to rejection based on their physical appearance are more likely to express interest in having cosmetic surgery than those who are less sensitive to appearance-based rejection.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.