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.


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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