It's your first day at a new job, and a hord of your new coworkers come up to greet you with outstretched hands. As they introduce themselves, the only things running through your head are reminders to stand up straight, smile, make eye contact, and give nice, firm handshakes. Great—you nailed your first impression. Now, what were their names? The reason you can't remember is called the next-in-line effect.
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Written by Curiosity Staff December 12, 2016
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