YORK, England, July 30 (UPI) --It's not all about manners -- yes ma'am, no ma'am, please and thank you. Before even a word is spoken, first impressions are influenced by the shape and features of a person's face.
Previous research suggests the establishment of a first impression involves a number of judgements, but that they all boil down to three distinct assessments: approachability, dominance and youthful-attractiveness.
Now, researchers from York University, in the United Kingdom, say the face alone -- and how we perceive it -- accounts for at least 50 percent this multipart decision making process.
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