Letter to Skeptics
What God Has Joined Together
Intuition: Its Powers and Perils
A Quiet World
The American Paradox
The Pursuit of Happiness
Psychology Through the Eyes of Faith
Intuition: Its Powers & Perils, Chapter 10
Interviewer Intuition


"Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition."
~Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, 1776

As any employment interviewer can verify, impressions form quickly. By the time a candidate has settled into the seat, animation, extraversion, warmth, and voice have already registered. This instant intuition, as we noted in Chapter 2, can be revealing. A two-second silent video clip of a teacher in action is all it may take to intuit students' liking for this teacher at a semester's end.

In more recent social intuition research....

Chapter Contents

The Interview Illusion
The interview illusion in action
Why the interview illusion?
The Biggest Interview: Mate Selection
Structured Interviews

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