Word on the Street: Facial expressions can be an important part of a first impression

A new study by researchers at the University of York in England say first impressions are largely based upon facial expressions.



For example, they say larger eyes may give you a more youthful look, while smiling may make you seem more approachable.



News 12 The Bronx hit the street to ask residents how much they judge a person simply based on their facial expressions.



While many people said that they can tell a lot about a person upon meeting them by their facial expressions, most agreed that you should ultimately get to know them before making any assumptions.


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