... like my father always said. Apparently, there's more than just a physical benefit.
via The Science Behind Posture and How It Affects Your Brain
"Body language is closely related to posture — the way we move our bodies affects how others see us as well as our own moods and habits. In terms of scientific research, the two overlap quite a bit. This isn't too surprising, but how our posture and body language affect our thoughts is."
And don't miss
FlowerGirlPhysicist's comment at the bottom about the effect that boobs have on posture. Nerd humor.