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New study finds that people base opinions on faces

A new study looked at how facial features perpetuate stereotypes and create certain perceptions of social class standing.

Researchers said they were curious about what makes someone appear to be rich or poor.

The scientists found that a combination of facial features can signal to our brains whether someone might be of a higher social standing.

They found "poor" faces to be wider, shorter, and flatter with downturned mouths.

In comparison, "rich" faces were narrower and longer with upturned mouths. 

Read more: University of Glasgow

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