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I SO rock!!! 16 out of 20 :)I always knew that I was good at this.
12 out of 20. Not bad :)What did you get, Ezzie?
Eh. That's what happens when you're in a rush... 15/20. But three of the five I got wrong I was undecided... :)
Wow. I bombed. But of those I got, most were fake...
15 out of 20. Not bad. Helps to be a fundraiser. See right through the BS smiles...
Ouch, my second failed test (first one being my driving test)...11/20...guess I'm not as good at reading people as I thought...
terrible, but I've never been good at testing.
I got 15/20, better than I thought I would actually.
Ow, I'm bad at this! 10/20I look at people's eyes when they smile...I still say half of those "genuine" smiles look fake. Their eyes are not smiling!
Chana, I look at the eyes, too. :)
17/20 the second time, when I actually took some time... weirdly, I got three wrong that I think I got right the first time.
i thought it was the eyes that give it away too. but then i try to look at the overall face as well for other giveaways.
Some jerk their heads when they're genuine - they're clearly smiling *at* something/someone or other.
yeh and some look more spontaneous.hard to tell though. i remember studying a unit on facial expressions in psychology. without context it's sometimes hard to tell.
woohoo! 16/20that bit at the end about the different muscles used for real vs fake smiles is pretty cool.now, the real question is: can people tell when YOU'RE faking?
pn: gee, i really hope not!!!
12/20. Actually, I expected worse. Part of the problem with the test is that I didn't know the people at all, didn't know the context. In real life, I think, people are actually BETTER at these things, because they have clues as to what's happening and what they can expect.
19/20- #5 i was wrong
The way I always knew if a smile was genuine was if it lingered on their face for a little bit after.
Ditto to KollelMama. What did y'all put down for the question at the end? I actually put down eyebrows (although I wanted to say shoulders/Adam's apple for guys/lingering aspect).
I did pretty well, I scored 17/20.
19/20. I got the third one wrong. I looked at the eyes. It was fairly obvious that way. Fun stuff- thanks for posting it! :)(that is a real smile by the way)
16/20...I think that is pretty good. I like to think I am fairly good at reading people. (It helps a lot in dating...) :D
I got 17 out of 20. I really should have gotten 18 out of 20 because i did not realize you are supposed to play the smiles until i got through a few of them already. Thanks for the link. That was fun.