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  • Job Screening Service Halts Facial Analysis of Applicants

    Wired - 01/13/2021

    Lisa Feldman Barrett, a professor at Northeastern University who studies analysis of emotion, says a person’s face does not on its own reveal emotion or character. “Just by looking at someone smiling, you can’t really tell anything about them except maybe that they have nice teeth,” she says. “It is a bad idea to make psychological inferences, and therefore determine people’s outcomes, based on facial data alone.”

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