Illustration of Experiments (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption A person was judged as less competent when mimicking an unfriendly interviewer. When the mimicry was obscured from view, the reputational cost disappeared. Credit Courtesy Piotr Winkielman, UC San Diego Usage Restrictions With credit/attribution. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.