Turning your head to someone too quickly is aggressive, and turning it too slowly is ominous, meaning there’s a perfect head turn rate to convey maximum friendliness

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Who else turned their head three ways to test this theory?


Finding out that perfect rate of turn would probably win you an ignobel prize in psychology or something.


Once you’ve got the rate down, we’ll start talking tilts.


I do a fast turn but kind of arc my head so it evens out


I just tried all three after reading this and I think I know how fast each should be. – The slow one shouldn’t take less or more than 2 seconds – The perfect head turn should be approximately 1 second – The fast head turn should be about 0.5 seconds or faster, though be warned, you could snap your own neck