We Judge Others By Their Faces

We Judge Others By Their Faces

According to studies, humans perceive people with high cheekbones and eyebrows as more trustworthy.

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


Key Facts In This Video

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    Our brains begin the process of judging others within 33 milliseconds of seeing their face. (0:34)

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    The amygdala is the area of the brain responsible for interpreting physical facial movements into social judgements or assumptions. (1:09)

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    There is no scientific link between the validity of our judgements and a person's facial features. (1:41)

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