Do you think that you can tell the kind of person someone is just by looking at them? If so, what exactly are you evaluating? Are you using your brain or your gut? Looks or feel? Is your first impression useful or dismissive? Could making instant judgements lead to prejudice? What do YOU think?
On It's A Question of Balance with Ruth Copland this Saturday we ask - 'Can you judge a book by its cover?â€™ New research suggests that the old adage â€˜you canâ€™t judge a book by its coverâ€™ may actually not be true. It seems that people can tell quite a bit about a person by looking at them â€“ whether a man would make a good father, for example. But what do you think?