We thank Cook and Over (1) for their response to our recent article, where we find that unique experiences drive individual differences in impression formation (2). Overall, our theoretical positions are similar: We suggest that social associative learning underlies this core finding (2), and Cook and Over (1) clearly agree. Here, we take the opportunity to address a critical misunderstanding, namely that evolutionary and social learning mechanisms are mutually exclusive. We propose that both processes shape impression formation.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Jul 2020|
- Biological Evolution
- Social Learning
- 1ST IMPRESSIONS