You like yourself. You like yourself so much that you may unconsciously seek out partners, places to live, and other things that share the letters in your name. This is what's called the name-letter effect.
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We're unconciously attracted to people, places, and things that resemble ourselves. Hear how this affects our lives:
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Key Facts In This Video
A study found a correlation between boys with traditionally girls' names had more difficulties in school. 00:46
Peoples' names are linked to social status and other societal aspirations. 01:46
Names can have a psychological affect on one's self-perception and overall mental health. 02:08
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