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Jason Plaks, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of psychology at the University of Toronto.
Considering how complex and ambiguous human behavior can be, how do we ever form coherent impressions of people? How exactly do employers decide which applicant will get the job? Just how do juries determine a defendant's guilt or innocence? In the Eye of the Beholder examines new developments in the science of social perception. This research, conducted primarily by social psychologists, begins to demystify the often puzzling judgments we form about other people on a daily basis.