Social PP

Science of first impressions

  • Perception of people is process through which we determine others' temporary states, eg. desires and intentions, and enduring dispositions, eg. beliefs, traits and abilities
  • we are quick to judge others, these impressions have real world implications and outcomes

Impression formation

  • process through which observers integrate various sources of info about others' self presentation into a unified judgement

Biases in impression formation

  • primacy and recency (Asch


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