Living: Odds & Trends: Apr. 25, 1983

POSITIVE ID To see ourselves as others see us, in Poet Robert Burns' wish, has never been literally possible, since all conventional mirrors present an image that is reversed and flattened. For the first time a mirror is available that gives a "positive" reflection: no longer, for example, will people who part their hair on the left see the part as being on the righthand side, as a regular mirror shows it. Developed over a six-year period by two former M.I.T. engineering students, George Lechter and David Eckel, it is called the Really Me mirror and retails for about $50. Some...

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