June 26


If You Change Your Facial Expressions You Can Look More Trustworthy

By Staff Writer

June 26, 2015

Happiness, trust

Look happy, be trustworthy. A new study published by a professor of psychology at New York University finds that you can change your facial expressions to look more trustworthy. But you can’t change your facial features to look more competent. This was one of four experiments done by the researchers at NYU. All four experiments reached similar conclusions. You can smile your way into people’s trust but you can’t do much to change how competent to appear to others.

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To look trustworthy, put on a happy face

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