17-35 Segment 2: First Impressions and Their Pitfalls

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We all get gut instincts when we walk into a room of strangers. Do we fit in here? Do these people seem friendly? Snap judgments are simply a part of how we function. But Princton University psychology professor Alexander Todorov says that though these impressions are natural, we should try to resist them.

Guest:

  • Alexander Todorov, professor of psychology at Princeton University and author of Face Value: The irresistible influence of first impressions

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