Corpus ID: 19985917

PERCEIVED INTELLIGENCE BEYOND ATTRACTIVENESS 3 Eyelid-Openness and Mouth Curvature Influence Perceived

  title={PERCEIVED INTELLIGENCE BEYOND ATTRACTIVENESS 3 Eyelid-Openness and Mouth Curvature Influence Perceived},
  author={Sean N. Talamas and Kenneth Ian Mavor and John Axelsson and Tina Sundelin and David Ian Perrett},
Impression formation is profoundly influenced by facial attractiveness, but the existence of facial cues which affect judgments beyond such an ‘attractiveness halo’ may be underestimated. Since depression and tiredness adversely affect cognitive capacity, we reasoned that facial cues to mood (mouth curvature) and alertness (eyelid-openness) affect impressions of intellectual capacity. Over four studies we investigated the influence of these malleable facial cues on first impressions of… Expand
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