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For as long as parents have admonished their children "don't judge a book by its cover," most of us have been doing just that.
In the past 15 years, though, researchers have become interested in trying to systematically answer the questions: How much can those fleeting first impressions really tell us?It's no secret that people often judge each other based on immediate intuitions.We make split-second judgments of strangers all the time: When a student decides to drop a class based on minutes of a professor's teaching or when we meet someone at a party, our first impressions count.At events organized by companies like Hurry Date and 8Minute Dating, dozens of eligible singles meet up for a round of lightning-quick "dates"--sometimes as short as three minutes each--with 10 or 20 other people.At the end of each date, participants mark on a card whether or not they'd like to see the other person again.But be prepared, because this ain’t no sittin’ on the front porch, drinking lemonade stuff.