Word of the Day: "Thin Slicing"


According to an article from Inc, people are prone to make snap judgments about you within one-tenth of a second. This phenomenon is called "thin slicing" by psychologists and is largely informed by both societal biases and past experiences. One such bias is the belief that people with thick glasses are intelligent while women with tattoos are assumed to be promiscuous and heavy drinkers. While this is not always the case, it is an example of "thin slicing".  What "thin slice" do people come away with when they meet you?