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Submission + - Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, sometimes (

PerlJedi writes: "Interesting article on about a study set up to examine why and how people subconsciously imitating one another can in some cases create trust, while in others cause real discomfort.

Now a new study suggests that people who fail to appropriately imitate the mannerisms of others during social interactions can actually make their peers feel colder—like Bates, they send a literal chill down the spine.


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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, sometimes

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