Should you trust your first impression?

November 20, 2020

Greetings, Aiken High School Rotary Interact Club Heroes!

Maybe we should think a little about first impressions:

You can’t help it; sometimes, you just get a bad feeling about someone that’s hard to shake. So, what’s happening in your brain when you make that critical (and often lasting) first judgment? Peter Mende-Siedlecki shares the social psychology of first impressions — and why they may indicate that, deep down, people are basically good.

So, about those first impressions: Have you ever had to “update” your first impression of someone? Let’s discuss this at

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