Is He a Hero or a Weirdo? How Norm Violations Influence the Halo Effect

@article{Gibson2016IsHA,
  title={Is He a Hero or a Weirdo? How Norm Violations Influence the Halo Effect},
  author={Jeremy L. Gibson and Jonathan S. Gore},
  journal={Gender Issues},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={299-310}
}
First impressions are often influenced by the context in which we experience them. Many factors, such as behavior, appearance, and our own personal attitudes can affect the way that these perceptions are constructed. The present experiment sought to examine the effect of positive norm violation on females’ perceptions of male facial attractiveness. Two male faces (attractive and unattractive) with similar features were partnered with two scenarios of positive norm violation (low intensity and… Expand
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