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11 things people decide within seconds of meeting you

Business Insider Logo By Shana Lebowitz,Allana Akhtar of Business Insider | Slide 2 of 12: 
  People may decide on your trustworthiness in as little as a tenth of a
  second.

  Princeton researchers found this
  out by giving one group of 245 university students 100
  milliseconds to rate the attractiveness, competence, likability,
  aggressiveness, and trustworthiness of actors' faces.

  One hundred and twenty-eight members of another group were
  able to take as long as they wanted. Results showed that ratings
  of trustworthiness were highly similar between the two groups -
  even more similar than ratings of attractiveness - suggesting
  that we figure out almost instantaneously if we can trust
  someone.

People judge how much they should trust another person after only just meeting them.

People may decide on your trustworthiness in as little as a tenth of a second.

Princeton researchers found this out by giving one group of 245 university students 100 milliseconds to rate the attractiveness, competence, likability, aggressiveness, and trustworthiness of actors' faces.

One hundred and twenty-eight members of another group were able to take as long as they wanted. Results showed that ratings of trustworthiness were highly similar between the two groups - even more similar than ratings of attractiveness - suggesting that we figure out almost instantaneously if we can trust someone.

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