First impressions dating
58% of the variance in raters’ impressions was accounted for by this linear model.
Impression accuracy varies depending on the observer and the target (person, object, scene, etc.) being observed.Research is mixed on whether national culture mediates the relationship between media richness and bias in impression formation. accent as significantly more positive than the applicant with the French accent due to perceived similarity to themselves.Some studies that manipulated media richness have found that information presented in text form yields similar impressions (measured by reported appraisal scores) among cultures, Accents and unique speech patterns can influence how people are perceived by those to whom they are speaking. The evaluation of the applicant with the Colombian accent did not, however, differ significantly from the other two. and the culturally isolated Tsimane' people of Bolivia, there was between-culture agreement when ascribing certain physical features to descriptive traits such as attractiveness, intelligence, health, and warmth.People are fairly good at assessing personality traits of others in general, but there appears to be a difference in first impression judgments between older and younger adults.Older adults judged young adult target photos as healthier, more trustworthy, and less hostile, but more aggressive, than younger adults did of the same photos.