sabato 27 febbraio 2016

# n-ethno: dancing to the tailored predat ... solution

<< A number of recent studies suggest that dressing up for work in a suit or blazer could do wonders for an employee’s productivity, whether going into a negotiation, making a sales call or even participating in a videoconference with business associates >>

Ray A. Smith. Why Dressing for Success Leads to Success New research shows that when workers wear nicer clothes, they achieve more. Feb. 21, 2016 10:05 p.m. ET

<< Wearing more formal clothing was associated with higher action identification level (Study 1) and greater category inclusiveness (Study 2). Putting on formal clothing induced greater category inclusiveness (Study 3) and enhanced a global processing advantage (Study 4). The association between clothing formality and abstract processing was mediated by felt power (Study 5). The findings demonstrate that the nature of an everyday and ecologically valid experience, the clothing worn, influences cognition broadly, impacting the processing style that changes how objects, people, and events are construed. >>

Michael L. Slepian, Simon N. Ferber, et al. The Cognitive Consequences of Formal Clothing. Social Psychological and Personality Science August 2015 vol. 6 no. 6 661-668. doi: 10.1177/1948550615579462

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