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Bad to the bone: facial structure predicts unethical behaviour

8 July 2011

Bad to the bone: facial structure predicts unethical behaviour.

Are broad faced men more likely to be rascals? Some evidence suggests so but it is inevitably controversial. I see people getting out their tape measures in front of the mirror…

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20663-are-widefaced-men-rascals.html

But only ’18 out of the 192 students lied during the negotiations, and of the 115 men in the study, only 13 lied.’ New Scientist talked to Paul Zak ‘ “Why all this fuss over 11 per cent of the men?” says Zak.’

Interesting indications though of a possible effect.

From → Evolution, Science

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