• Jeremy Cone, Williams College
  • Thomas Mann, Cornell Univ.
  • Brian Meagher, Indiana Univ. Bloomington
  • Melissa Ferguson, Cornell Univ.
How do visual cues such as attractiveness influence how much a person’s actions influence evaluations? We find that diagnostic revelations can override salient visual information in implicit evaluations and that the diagnosticity of visual cues (i.e., beliefs about how much being overweight reflects on character) plays a role in the extent to which diagnostic revelations resonate implicitly.