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First Impressions Count When Making Personality Judgments, New Research Shows

November 3, 2009

people and society graphic First impressions do matter when it comes to communicating personality through appearance, according to new research by psychologists Laura Naumann of Sonoma State University and Sam Gosling of The University of Texas at Austin. Full Story

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