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12 April 2012

Los Angeles Times

In a study of how people assess danger, participants who looked at photos of hands holding different objects thought the gun bearers were the tallest. The weapon may not make the man, but it certainly makes him loom larger, according to a new study by a team of UCLA researchers. Their study, released Wednesday in the journal PLoS ONE, shows that a person holding a gun seems taller and more muscular in the viewer's mind than a person holding a tool or other... (

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