March 3, 2007 Smiling is a Sign of Subservience by Hawthorn Mineart, under Politics This is interesting — a new study shows that people smile more when they have a lesser status, as a form of appeasement. Which frames this fierce discussion on Shakespeare’s Sister in a new light. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.