By: Beau Daniels
Business Insider has posted some research about tricks on how to look smarter. These would obviously help with job interviews, or if you just want to change your dumb look.
The obvious is how a person dresses. The known professional look does create a smarter look, even lab coats. Maybe I’ll try a lab coat on my next radio interview.
This is where it gets interesting. Don’t walk slower or faster than the person or group you are moving with, research says that’s a stupid look. The visual of holding an alcoholic drink is said to look less intelligent, even when holding a glass of wine. Also put on some thick glasses, and don’t speak in a slow monotone voice. More is explained here.