Humans aren't as different from chameleons as you'd think. Sure, we're not lizards, and we don't turn green every time we go in the yard, but we have our own tricks for blending in. Research suggests that in social situations, we tend to unconsciously imitate the people around us in a phenomenon researchers have termed the chameleon effect.
Your Inner Chameleon
Perceiving Is Behaving?
Written by Mae Rice August 31, 2018
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