It can be awkward meeting someone for the first time. You might feel you messed up in some way, that the other person probably didn't think much of you.
You’re probably wrong; the other person probably has a higher opinion of you than you think they do, according to a new study called 'The Liking Gap in Conversations: Do People Like Us More Than We Think?’. In this week's Southern Star, I explore the findings of the study. As always, the column will be reproduced on this website next week.