Do you look like a liar–according to science?

Men’s Fitness featured psychology research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found some facial features influence how trustworthy we appear to other people.

“When encountering a person in any given situation, we automatically and instantaneously form an impression of whether a target is worthy of our trust because, evolutionarily, this kind of assessment has helped our survival,” says lead study author and UBC PhD student Alysha Baker.

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