Why is the first impression ''always right''?
Most of the times, when we meet a new person we immediately form some kind of an idea/perception of him/her, based on the stereotypes we have about someone's gender, occupation, culture, appearance etc. These stereotypes or preconceptions are called “schemas”. A schema is an organized pattern of thought or behavior that represents some aspect of the world, specifically of the world that we have formed in our minds. Schemas can be about particular people, social roles, or com