There is a direct connection you know. The latest evidence from the Kellogg School of Management, via the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, finds that people who wore a doctor's coat and were tested on their ability to spot minor differences between similar pictures spotted more differences than those who wore an identical garment but were told it was a painter's coat. Morals of the story: Appearances empower, from within. Or, if you want to be it, dress it! Wow, such amazing power from a little white coat . . .