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Why Mom Said To Stop Slouching

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People with good posture also have other positive qualities attributed to them. Emory University psychiatry professor Sander L. Gilman joins us to talk about how ideas from medicine, theology, sociology and a host of other fields have combined to influence how we think about something as seemingly simple as posture. His new book is called “Stand Up Straight! A History of Posture” (University of Chicago Press).