Have you ever successfully guessed a stranger's name or told someone they "look like an Anne"? It's strange how well some people match their names. That's not just a glitch in the Matrix: research shows that people really can match strangers' names to their faces above chance level. It may be because Anne's face changes in response to a lifetime of being, well, Anne.
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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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