Revealing Shoes

We all know the saying ‘you are what you eat’, according to a new study it appears as though many people think that you are actually…what you wear. In a recently released study, University of Kansas and Wellesley College psychologists suggest that we make sweeping judgements about strangers by merely gazing at their shoes. The study, which will be published in August 2012 edition of the Journal of Research in Personality, involved 208 undergraduates submitting photos of the shoes they wear most often and then completing several online personality tests. The photos were then examined by 63 of their fellow students between the ages 18 and 55 who were asked to guess the gender, age, social status and different personality

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