How Your Face Affects First Impressions

In a new study, researchers in the United Kingdom investigated how facial features can impact first impressions. As it turns out, the presence of certain physical characteristics can enable scientists to predict what initial judgments will be drawn.

“If people are forming these first impressions, just based on looking at somebody’s face, what is it about the image of the face that’s giving that impression — can we measure it exactly?” lead researcher Dr. Tom Hartley, a neuroscientist at the University of York, told BBC News.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but apparently the face is key for first impressions.

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