August 20, 2017

Archives for December 2015

Do you have the face of a leader? Research correlates CEOs’ facial appearance with financial performance

Attempts to identify and predict human behaviours based on physical traits have been made since at least the eighteenth century. The pseudoscience of phrenology developed charts that supposedly assessed intelligence and certain personality characteristics from the shape of the skull. Upon his death, Einstein’s brain was to suffer the ignominious fate of being sliced up […]