mine: joan watson

10

Not until really towards the end did I realize this was something I could really do and that was sort of my senior year when I did a play called “Alice in Wonderland.” And I was cast as Alice. And before that I’d never seen myself as somebody who could be the lead, you know, because on television and film there was never anyone that represented what I thought I could be. So I thought, you know, “Oh I’ll just always be somebody in the background.” And that’s the first time I thought, “Wow, I can do something and change how I perceive myself in the world.”

10

Holmes and Watson + mirroring

Mirroring is the subconscious replication of another person’s nonverbal signals. It takes place in everyday social interactions, most often in the company of close friends or family, and often goes unnoticed by both parties. It allows the person who begins to mirror a greater connection and understanding with the individual who they are mirroring, as well as allowing the individual who is being mirrored to feel a stronger connection in return. As the two individuals in the situation display similar nonverbal gestures, they may believe that they share similar attitudes and ideas as well.