Your name could shape your face, new study suggests

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Long before anyone knows what we’ll really look like, we’re given the label we will probably carry for the rest of our lives – our name. But what if your appearance, particularly your face, somehow reflected the name you were given at birth?

A new study suggests that each person’s face, insanely enough, could actually be shaped by his or her name.

So that would mean, yes, that Sarah really does look like a Sarah, and that Fred really does look like a Fred. Basically, the new findings could finally give some credence to all those weird, usually seemingly baseless assumptions you might have the first time you hear a new name, as NPR reports. Read more…

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