Don’t Count on First Impressions If You’re Looking for Love

“We typically use our inner radar to guide our decisions about whom to hire, whom to love, even whom to elect. Conventional thinking holds that such first impressions are highly accurate, distilling the wisdom of the unconscious honed over eons of human history… [But] the longer couples know each other, the more their attraction grows—even when the relationship is just the product of a prearranged experiment in the lab… Time effectively dilutes the power of the first impression.”  [Read Article]