Our brains form first impressions by creating a composite of all the signals given off by a new experience. How good these impressions are at making accurate judgments of people depends on the observer and the person being observed. In this short time, the other person forms an opinion about you based on your appearance, your body language, your demeanor, your mannerisms, and how you are dressed.
If someone makes a bad first impression…what are the chances of them redeeming themselves with you?
How much do you trust your instincts during a first impression?
What kinds of assumptions and stereotypes do people usually make about you during a first impression?
How about when it comes to online first impressions…. What do you take into account when evaluating an online first impression?