We Judge Others By Their Faces

We're bad judges, better teachers, and video games are pretty good for us


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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Our brains begin the process of judging others within 33 milliseconds of seeing their face. 00:34

  2. The amygdala is the area of the brain responsible for interpreting physical facial movements into social judgements or assumptions. 01:09

  3. There is no scientific link between the validity of our judgements and a person's facial features. 01:41

Written by Curiosity Staff November 4, 2014