Button Up: Another Reason Why Showing More Skin May Not Be A Smart Career Move

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"Never judge a book by its cover," so the saying goes. But as we humans know, it isn't that easy. Within fractions of a second of seeing someone for the first time, we make all kinds of assumptions and judgments based on their appearance, including dress -- or lack thereof.

A new study suggests that the more skin someone shows, the more likely they are to be perceived as possessing less self control and less power over their own decision making, according to a team of researchers from Yale, Northeastern, Harvard and University of Maryland (via BusinessInsider and Wired).