The Name Game: How Do You Stand Out?
Research published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, suggests that using a middle initial increases people’s perceptions of your intellectual capacity and performance. In one study, students were asked to rate an essay with one of four styles of author names. Not only did the authors with middle initial receive top marks, but the one with the most initials, David F.P.R. Clark, received the best reviews. If you are a woman with a gender-neutral name, you may be mor