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    tenth of a second to make a first impression. There is evolutionary basis behind this split-second decision, because it was once important to know in an instant whether or not someone is a friend or foe. Unfortunately, research has shown that a first impression is relatively stable and unlikely to change even with prolonged exposure to the person. Many aspects of an individual’s appearance can weigh into a first impression and perception of a person, but the first impression weighs heavily on how we

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    First Impressions It is amazing how a first impression can affect something. It can determine how an entire culture is perceived. The first impression is the birthplace of a stereotype. A reference point based on a minority giving off the impression that the entirety is the same. These ideas are a plague to the human race that goes uninterrupted, and here is no greater victim of succumbing to impressionable stereotypes than the youth. The first impression of the African people resulted in their

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    First impressions matter, according to Whitmore (2014) “we make judgments about the professionalism, character and competence of others based on first impressions”. I believe this to be true. Healthcare today has become customer-based industry. I work for a large insurance company and our focus is obtaining and maintaining our customer base. We strive to provide the best customer experience possible. Twenty years ago, that might have not been a concern, but with the increase in specialization

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    First impressions of people give you an outline on how people will act, talk, and even judge you. Naturally we can identify what type or person they will be and see if we like that type. Though our feelings may change, a person's first impression will always leave a lasting mark on someone. Even in the novels that we read, whenever a new character is presented we decided whether we are going to like them or not. These first words that characters speak can show us how a novel is going to be or how

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    First impressions are considered to be very important because of the impulsive behavior that the human race as adopted. The first humans may have utilized this behavior to set it apart from other animals. However as the human race becomes more and more advanced, this behavior may be more detrimental than beneficial. Today, an article must use an attractive headline to trigger a person’s impulsive instinct in order to be successful. The writer of a book must use a colorful cover to trigger that instinct

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    First Impressions How important are first impressions? Some people may think first impressions aren’t important. In fact, they are extremely important. First impressions are the way you first appear to someone, it’s the way they think of you. These impressions can affect you later in life. For example, in Gary Soto’s short story “Seventh Grade” Victor, a seventh grade student, really wants this girl, Teresa, to be his girl. Teresa is in his French class. The class gets their first impression of

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    ever made a first impression about a person, but when you actually talk to or learn about the person you found out that what you thought, was completely wrong? Humans are always making assumptions based off what they see at that very moment. For instants, an athlete makes an error and a coach judge them for that error , yet that athlete is just having a bad day. Another would be someone meeting a person for the first time, and the way they act around you, makes you have a first impression of them.

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    First impressions: Misleading impressions? First impressions can be surprisingly 'sticky' in the observer's mind. When reading the stories about 'John,' it is perfectly plausible that some days John could be very gregarious, while on another day, feeling tired and less confident, he could be more introverted. The character attributes that are observed to draw the conclusion that John is an introvert or an extrovert are relatively superficial and arbitrary. In one scenario John talks to a girl he

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    My Mother's Blue Bowl

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    An impression is an initial reaction to a text or an experience. It is similar to talking without thinking or the first response pregnancy test since an individual describes their first response about an event based on little information. The short story My Mother’s Blue Bowl written by Alice Walker left readers with heartwarming, memorable and unforgettable impressions. To begin with, the initial feeling left behind is a gratifying heartwarming thought. The mother displays the great lengths an individual

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    The Wave Of An Ocean Wave

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    of heart approaches subtly. First impressions are the basis for assessing an individual 's character, but they can be overlooked in favor of a more positive perspective through the loving and caring actions of those they previously perceived differently. It is easy to make a negative conclusion about someone else, and can be difficult to change that impression. A distinct example of overcoming a first impression can be seen in the novel Pride and Prejudice. The first couple of interactions between

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