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The habitus is a frame of mind that has internalized the objective reality of society. This objective reality becomes the mental filter that structures people's perceptions, experiences, responses, and actions. It is through the habitus that the social world is understood and that people acquire a sense of place and a point of view that informs how they interpret their own and others' actions. Bourdieu believed that the habitus also affects how people physically hold themselves and move about the world