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Free writing – 1/10/08 Kimberly Rauch Gladwell – Chapter 1 Thin-slicing is a concept I have never heard of prior to this reading. However, it makes complete sense to me. People form first impression quickly and only then get to know the person after they have thin-sliced them and gotten an idea of who they are. First we thin-slice then we thick-slice. His analysis of Gottman’s experiment as thin-slicing is somewhat accurate. I feel as though the process through which is thicker then he makes it out to be. He set up a system; they look at the clips multiple times to gain an idea of the couple. Although the clip is “thin” they analyzed to a “thick” extent. However I know that I make intuitive responses to things and that is what thin-slicing seems to be all about. When the professionals take a glance at the statue and know something is not right, I have the same feeling about certain things. Maybe not with statues, but with people, especially my family. After a few weeks I just felt the need to call my mom and it
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