“What Do We ‘See’ in a Face?”
A single glance at a face triggers a variety of inferences about the face owner, from their emotional states to their personality characteristics. Although a few of these inferences are accurate, it is hard to resist their subjectively compelling force. What makes face inferences compelling and misleading at the same time? And why do technological innovations fool us into thinking that we can read the character of others from their faces?
Take a deep dive into the science of first impressions with Chicago Booth's Alexander Todorov.
*NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 9 but has been moved to March 9*