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I tend to wear my hiking shoes a lot, so that probably does say a lot about me.


Add to all of the other critiques of this study the fact that people wear different shoes for different purposes, and that those different shoes will say very different things about the person...

I think it's clearly true that you can tell something about a person by the shoes they wear, just like you can about the car they drive, the way they shake your hand, the food they eat, and so on and so on.

But yeah, this study is pretty much just silly.

It's more an exercise in how a student's prejudices match up with another person's self image.


Change your shoes, change your personality?

If only it were so easy.

Jordan G

What if you go barefoot?

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