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Posture affects your self-confidence

Take an upright position when you sit on a chair. It will give you confidence in your own capacity, according to a study published in the October issue of Journal of Social Psychology.

People taking an upright posture on their chairs have more confidence in themselves than flabby ones, said the research led by  two students from the State University of Ohio in the United States.

The study was conducted on 71 students of the University of the State of Ohio. When they entered the laboratory, we asked these students to sit in the choice of two ways: either straight, or by bending so they can watch their knees.

In the chosen position, students had to write personal characteristics, positive or negative. Finally students were  self-evaluated to determine if they would be good future employees. It turned out that the results of that evaluation depended largely on the posture taken by students.

The students who chose an upright posture were much more likely to evaluate themselves positively, and have listed the positive points about themselves. In the opposite case, students evaluated themselves negatively.

"People generally believe that their trust in them is formed by their own thoughts. They do not realize how their position can play what they think of themselves," said Richard Petty, co-author of study.

 
 
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