We live in a day when the laws of our land don’t necessarily represent what is healthy, moral, or wise. Consider, for example, the recent controversy that lit up about legalized recreational marijuana. On January 1, California became the latest and largest state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Immediately, “pot shops” started springing up.
You get less than one second to make a favorable first impression. Research from Alexander Todorov, a professor of psychology at Princeton, has shown that people can make judgments about someone’s likeability, trustworthiness, and competence after seeing their face for less than a tenth of a second. According to Todorov, as a face becomes happier,