(Telegraph) Wearing a Superman t-shirt or a white coat can improve exam performance, researchers have found.
Students put through mental ability tests and found that those wearing plain t-shirts gained an average of 64 per cent compared with those in Superman t-shirts who scored an average of 72 per cent.
A similar improvement in performance was seen with student wearing white coats.
Professor Karen Pine, from the department of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, said: “When wearing a Superman t-shirt the students rated themselves as more likeable and superior to other students.
“When asked to estimate how much they could physically lift, those in a Superman t-shirt thought they were stronger than students in a plain t-shirt, or in their own clothing.” Click here to read more.