Study: Body posture affects confidence in your own thoughts

Monday, October 5, 2009 - 12:28 in Psychology & Sociology

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sitting up straight in your chair isn't just good for your posture -- it also gives you more confidence in your own thoughts, according to a new study. Researchers found that people who were told to sit up straight were more likely to believe thoughts they wrote down while in that posture concerning whether they were qualified for a job.

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