What’s in a name?

@JCU What’s in a name?

What's in a name?

JCU Psychology senior lecturer David Cottrell has investigated the power of names, and has concluded he’s better off being David than Davy.

And even though four of the top ten names for girls in 2015 ended with the ‘ee’ sound, Sophias do better than Sophies, and Emmas have advantages over Emilys.

Here’s David explaining why on ABC Radio National:

https://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/peyD9bgk53?play=true