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The Sciences

NCBI ROFL: Study proves dolphin tattoos lame

DiscoblogBy ncbi roflJuly 22, 2009 6:30 AM


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Tattoos can harm perceptions: a study and suggestions.

"In Experiment 1, ratings of a model with a dragon tattoo were significantly more negative (p < .05) on 5 of the 13 personal characteristics than were ratings of the same model shown without the tattoo. In Experiment 2, which included different participants, a different model, and a different tattoo, the authors found that a dolphin tattoo led to more negative ratings on 2 of the 13 characteristics."


Thanks to Mary for today's ROFL!

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