The pose is characterized by “open, expansive postures”. Imagine Wonder Woman’s pose (or just see image below).
In a paper from 2010, Dr. Cuddy and collaborators reported that such posing can change your hormone levels, and your life!
However, recent researchers lead by Eva Ranehill attempted to replicate the original study and found nothing. No effect of posing at all…
Read about the controversial power posing over at Slate!