the term applied to the initial impression we have of another person when we meet them for the first time. It contains positive and negative impressions and a sense of physical and psychological features.
What is FIRST IMPRESSION?
Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff
FIRST IMPRESSION: "Joe's first impression of Lyn was that she was pretty and happy."
About the Psychology Dictionary
Psychology Dictionary is the most comprehensive source of psychology definitions online with over 20K definitions written by our global team of psychiatrist & psychology professionals. ...more