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|Posted: Wed May 18, 2005 8:05 pm Post subject: Playing in red gives you an advantage
|Wearing red can boost the prowess of competitors in sporting contests, scientists have claimed. A report in Nature by Durham University academics suggests donning red kit increases the probability of winning physical contests in a range of sports.
The researchers claim the effect could be down to a deep-seated evolutionary response that works subconsciously to put opponents on the back foot.
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