The Wall Street Journal:
Criminal defendants who have faces that look less trustworthy are more likely to receive harsher sentences, according to a new study.
Psychology researchers at the University of Toronto investigating the relationship between facial trustworthiness and real-life criminal sentences say the results reveal the power of facial appearance to affect punishments “even to the point of execution.”
NPR reports on how researchers conducted the study, which was published this week in Psychological Science:
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