[FoRK] Re: a conundrum

Ian Andrew Bell (FoRK) fork at ianbell.com
Thu Jan 19 10:31:26 PST 2006

Read "Blink" by Gladwell.  Goes through these types of examples ad  

Though I am not sure what any of these discussions are intended to  
teach us?  apart from the fact that we are still just a bunch of  
fucked up monkeys.



On 19-Jan-06, at 9:30 AM, Corinna wrote:

> There are similar studies showing that people can see something  
> like a 10
> second clip of a teacher teaching (with the sound off) and give  
> remarkably
> similar evaluations as students do at the end of the course.
> Also, people viewing a clip of an interviewee shaking hands with an
> interviewer make judgements that correlate strongly with the  
> interviewer's
> later assessment.
> (Sorry I can't provide links, I was reading this stuff recently,  
> thinking
> about job interviews.)
> I guess that goes a long ways to explain why people voted for Bush  
> twice.
> -Corinna
> "Damien Morton" <fork at bitfurnace.com> wrote in message
> news:43CFC539.3070006 at bitfurnace.com...
>> Cant sleep tonight and heres why:
>> I read the other day that internet users can form an opinion about a
>> website in 50 milliseconds, one that closely corresponds to the  
>> options
>> formed after much longer viewings.
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