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Most recent coverage of published studies:

Psychology Today: The science of making a good first impression

Medical Daily: Intelligence is in the eye of the beholder, but this simple facial expression will convince them

The Independent: Keeping eyes open and not frowning will make you look intelligent, study finds

Huffington Post: Here’s why getting more sleep helps you appear more intelligent to others

Mental Floss: How to make your face look more intelligent, according to science

Ask Men: Look more intelligent: The crazy simple way to look more intelligent

The Independent: People who get more sleep ‘look more intelligent’, say scientists

The Daily Mail: Want to appear more intelligent? Get an early night! People who look ‘bright and awake’ are rated smarter and better looking

Western Daily Press: Scientists reveal best way to appear intelligent

Van Winkle’s: People who get good sleep appear more intelligent

PsyBlog: Look more intelligent by adjusting two aspects of your facial expression

Neuroscience News: Want to appear more intelligent? Get more sleep

Health Canal: Want to appear more intelligent? Get more sleep

Iran Daily: Get more sleep to appear more intelligent

The Herald: Facing the facts on ability

Huffington Post: We assume beauty also means brains

Daily Mail: Blinded by beauty: Good looking people are seen as more intelligent because their ‘attractiveness halo’ skews our views

Scientifix: Attractiveness makes us worse at judging academic performance

Telegraph: Beautiful people ‘are seen as more intelligent’ – study

The Independent: We think pretty people are smarter

Waay TV (ABC USA): Good looks make it impossible for teachers to rate academic performance

Times Education: ‘Blinded by beauty’ – how teachers’ perceptions of ability are skewed by physical appearance

Western Daily Press: Beauty can be so blinding that attractive people get a head-start in all aspects of life

Noodles: Blinded by beauty

Science Alert: Here’s why you subconsciously assume prettier people are more intelligent