Can’t leave your phone alone? You’re just trying to blend in

Can’t leave your phone alone? You’re just trying to blend in

The Guardian

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Keep checking your smartphone without knowing why? You may be unconsciously copying those around you, according to Italian research into the ‘chameleon effect’

Name: The Chameleon Effect.

Age: About 22 years old. It was discovered and named by the sociologist John A Bargh and the social psychologist Tanya L Chartrand, who published a paper about it in 1999.

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