Faces at first sight

The Facial Features That Reveal Your Social Class

Just by looking at your face, people can reliably tell whether you are rich or poor, a new study finds. And on that basis, they also make other judgements: for example, that rich people are more likely to be hired for a job. PhD candidate Thora Bjornsdottir, who led the study, said: “It indicates that something as subtle as the signals in your face about your social class can actually then perpetuate it. Those first impressions can become a sort of self-fulfilling prophesy. It’s going to influence your interactions, and the opportunities you have.” ….[READ]

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