Monday, November 1, 2010

Fans React

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: Collingwood fans react at full time as they watch the AFL Grand Final match between the Collingwood Magpies and the St Kilda Saints on a large television screen at the Collingwood Football Clubs Live Site at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on September 25, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Take a look at the fans in this picture. Notice the hands being placed on the top of the head as they react to a loss. do you know why we do this? It is a pacifying gesture that we subconsciously remember from being a baby, when our mothers and fathers would gently rub the top of out heads.◦