Posture Helps Determine Status
Quit slouching—others may see you as weak! A recent study published in Psychological Science says posture plays an important role in how we perceive power in those around us.
Adam Galinsky and co-authors from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University discovered that "posture expansiveness," or the act of taking up more space with one’s body, proved to be more effective in suggesting power than one’s hierarchical rank alone. Not only do these changes in posture reflect strongly on others—they influence your own tendencies. A more expansive posture activates power-related thought and behavior. These findings on perceived power versus role proved to be true in three separate experiments. ... According to Galinsky, the role of powerful postures is important for those seeking new jobs in 2011.
A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration likely violated the reporter's Fifth Amendment rights when it stripped his press credentials earlier this month.
- Acosta will be allowed to return to the White House on Friday.
- The judge described the ruling as narrow, and didn't rule one way or the other on violations of the First Amendment.
- The case is still open, and the administration may choose to appeal the ruling.
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- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
The definition of a kilogram will now be fixed to Planck's constant, a fundamental part of quantum physics.
- The new definition of a kilogram is based on a physical constant in quantum physics.
- Unlike the current definition of a kilogram, this measurement will never change.
- Scientists also voted to update the definitions of several other measurements in physics.
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