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Synchronized Walking Reduces Opponent's Perceived Size

November 9th, 2014

Episode 86 of 93 episodes

Subjects who kept pace with a walking colleague estimated a potential enemy to be smaller and lighter than did other walkers who were not marching. Karen Hopkin reports