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You really CAN tell how intelligent a man is just by looking at him
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Posted on 04/02/2014 8:51:35 PM PDT by chessplayer

Researchers have found we have an inbuilt ability to tell how intelligent a man is just by looking at them.

The team from the Czech Republic found people we unable to perform the same deduction on women.

The team admit they are baffled as to how we do it - and say it does not appear to be based on symmetry of the alignment of features.

Both men and women were able to accurately evaluate the intelligence of men by viewing facial photographs, they discovered.

'Faces that are perceived as highly intelligent are rather prolonged with a broader distance between the eyes, a larger nose, a slight upturn to the corners of the mouth, and a sharper, pointing, less rounded chin.

'By contrast, the perception of lower intelligence is associated with broader, more rounded faces with eyes closer to each other, a shorter nose, declining corners of the mouth, and a rounded and massive chin.

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Interesting. When I saw the pictures my impression of the picture on the left = jock and the one on the right = science student.
1 posted on 04/02/2014 8:51:35 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: SunkenCiv

OPI


2 posted on 04/02/2014 8:54:42 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

I noticed that with the photos of the crowds at Obama rallies. Thanks chessplayer.


3 posted on 04/02/2014 8:54:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thanks JJ.


4 posted on 04/02/2014 8:55:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: chessplayer

Physiognomy is a rare talent.


5 posted on 04/02/2014 8:57:47 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: chessplayer

“By contrast, the perception of lower intelligence is associated with broader, more rounded faces with eyes closer to each other, a shorter nose, declining corners of the mouth, and a rounded and massive chin.”

Examples:

CNN’s Roland Martin. I call him the round headed guy.

MSNBC’S Chris Matthews

MSNBC’S Ed Schultz.

Look at their photos online.


6 posted on 04/02/2014 8:58:12 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

7 posted on 04/02/2014 8:58:55 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: chessplayer

“Interesting. When I saw the pictures my impression of the picture on the left = jock and the one on the right = science student.”

Me too.


8 posted on 04/02/2014 9:02:07 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: chessplayer

Male scientists tend to have low testosterone, jocks high.

But for women, higher testosterone is found in greater intelligence and in jocks.

Fits perfectly with both your observation and the study’s findings—including that the clues that work for men don’t work for women.


9 posted on 04/02/2014 9:02:17 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: gunsequalfreedom

laughed out loud.


10 posted on 04/02/2014 9:02:59 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: gunsequalfreedom

He should have had a moustache tattooed on while he was at it.


11 posted on 04/02/2014 9:03:22 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

still laughing....

seriously....


12 posted on 04/02/2014 9:04:05 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: chessplayer

That’s a picture of me. Really!

Trust me. I have a trustworthy face. Just look at it.


13 posted on 04/02/2014 9:04:50 PM PDT by DManA
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To: chessplayer
Yup... Dumber than a box of rocks...


14 posted on 04/02/2014 9:06:51 PM PDT by Redcloak (Winter is coming,)
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To: chessplayer
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15 posted on 04/02/2014 9:08:04 PM PDT by digger48
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To: SunkenCiv

You bet.


16 posted on 04/02/2014 9:08:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: wolf24

Imagine at Christmas dinner with all the relatives and a few friends and your son is sitting there looking like that with Monster on his forehead.

Making it even worse, you ask him what he would like to drink with dinner and he says a glass of milk.


17 posted on 04/02/2014 9:09:14 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: digger48

The guy in the lower left corner fits perfectly:

“Faces that are perceived as highly intelligent are rather prolonged with a broader distance between the eyes, a larger nose, a slight upturn to the corners of the mouth, and a sharper, pointing, less rounded chin.”


18 posted on 04/02/2014 9:10:10 PM PDT by eclecticEel ("The petty man forsakes what lies within his power and longs for what lies with Heaven." - Xunzi)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

lol!

It’s not just the tattoo...it’s the whole package (hair, crazy eyes, crooked mohawk...).

But what had me laughing so hard was putting that picture with the headline...too damn funny....


19 posted on 04/02/2014 9:11:27 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: gunsequalfreedom

“Imagine at Christmas dinner with all the relatives and a few friends and your son is sitting there looking like that with Monster on his forehead.”

I suppose that a career goal to be, say, the CEO of Boeing, is at this point somewhat unrealistic for this guy.


20 posted on 04/02/2014 9:12:35 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: chessplayer

bookmark


21 posted on 04/02/2014 9:13:31 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: eclecticEel

Considering he’s now the the richest man in America, I’d say they nailed that one


22 posted on 04/02/2014 9:16:20 PM PDT by digger48
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But what had me laughing so hard was putting that picture with the headline...too damn funny....

I working the "add picture to thread patrol" tonight. I thought that picture fit nicely.

23 posted on 04/02/2014 9:16:26 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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Imagine at Christmas dinner with all the relatives

His mother probably doesn't even take the Marlboro out of her mouth when she tells him to kiss her @ss

24 posted on 04/02/2014 9:18:31 PM PDT by digger48
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To: chessplayer

So was Steve Wozniacki a dummy?


25 posted on 04/02/2014 9:23:22 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: digger48
Dunno which one is Paul Allen, but his super yacht "Meduse" just pulled into Kona bay this afternoon.

Can't be too stupid.

26 posted on 04/02/2014 9:23:28 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: chessplayer
I dunno ... I think it's the hair


27 posted on 04/02/2014 9:25:09 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: digger48; All

Beards and glasses, a high correlation for the men.


28 posted on 04/02/2014 9:25:25 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: digger48
"His mother probably doesn't even take the Marlboro out of her mouth when she tells him to kiss her @ss"

I saw what you did there!


29 posted on 04/02/2014 9:27:39 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: chessplayer
Kerry 1.0: a sharper, pointing, less rounded chin

Kerry 2.0: a rounded and massive chin


30 posted on 04/02/2014 9:30:02 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Look again. I think it says “Munster.” Although that might be the Greek letter psi. But it’s definitely not an “o”.


31 posted on 04/02/2014 9:31:56 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: digger48

Lower Left guy is a dweeb and should be fired before he takes up funding liberal causes....


32 posted on 04/02/2014 9:34:17 PM PDT by Paladin2
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"Faces that are perceived as highly intelligent are rather prolonged"

There are exceptions to everything, of course...

33 posted on 04/02/2014 9:34:24 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: chessplayer

34 posted on 04/02/2014 9:34:39 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: chessplayer

Very interesting article.

Although as a teacher I was able to fairly well estimate the IQ of a student after a few weeks of school.


35 posted on 04/02/2014 9:37:38 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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“Faces that are perceived as highly intelligent are rather prolonged with a broader distance between the eyes, a larger nose, a slight upturn to the corners of the mouth, and a sharper, pointing, less rounded chin.”

This has nothing to do with being intelligent it is Perceiving one as intelligent. In other words according to this system men like Biden and Obama would be super intelligent and a man Like president Bush would be dumb.
and I find the opposite to be true.


36 posted on 04/02/2014 9:37:57 PM PDT by funfan
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To: mountn man

Large Ears are obviously correlated with being dumb (take that Bammy...).


37 posted on 04/02/2014 9:38:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: coloradan

My guess is that the nordic Ø is intended, if not exactly duplicated.


38 posted on 04/02/2014 9:39:24 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: chessplayer
"The team from the Czech Republic found people we unable to perform the same deduction on women. "


39 posted on 04/02/2014 9:39:52 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: mountn man

“Are you calling my brother dumb?”


40 posted on 04/02/2014 9:41:02 PM PDT by dr_lew
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Can't tell in women


41 posted on 04/02/2014 9:42:43 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: chessplayer
Who says you can't judge if a woman is stupid at a glance?


42 posted on 04/02/2014 9:43:47 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Rebelbase

She’s saying that geography is important and should be taught. You just have to learn to listen.


43 posted on 04/02/2014 9:44:59 PM PDT by dr_lew
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I think your brother is the smart looking one.


44 posted on 04/02/2014 9:50:19 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

Which guy is named “Daryl”?


45 posted on 04/02/2014 9:51:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: chessplayer

There are some easily misunderstood statements in the article. Lots of people reading it will NOT actually read what is being said, and will read their own misinterpretation into the article. Face shape does NOT appear to predict intelligence!!

“’Our study revealed no relation between intelligence and either attractiveness or face shape.’”

That quote is what is important, and summarizes the data best. Researchers found that there is no measurable trait in the faces that seems to predict IQ, or any other measure of intelligence they used, but that raters were still able to significantly predict intelligence. The raters (falsely) attributed their perception of intelligence to certain facial features, but those features weren’t correlated with intelligence so there is some other factor besides facial geometry that they’re using to make accurate predictions.

Contrasted with:
‘Faces that are perceived as highly intelligent are rather prolonged with a broader distance between the eyes, a larger nose, a slight upturn to the corners of the mouth, and a sharper, pointing, less rounded chin.

‘By contrast, the perception of lower intelligence is associated with broader, more rounded faces with eyes closer to each other, a shorter nose, declining corners of the mouth, and a rounded and massive chin.’

There is a very important word here - PERCEPTION. The use of that word changes the meaning of those statements.

The researchers found that while people said faces with certain characteristics were seemingly more intelligent, the researchers actually delved into the data on the faces being rated and found that what the study participants PERCEIVED as intelligent features had no correlation with IQ or the other measures of intelligence that the researchers were using.

Even the study participants who SAID those features struck them as signs of intelligence rated some people with those features as “dumber” than some people without them.

The real data here is more interesting than the false assumption that face shape predicts intelligence. The researchers found that despite there being NO CORRELATION between face shape and IQ in the faces being rated, that the study participants were still able to discern which (male) participants had greater intelligence.


46 posted on 04/02/2014 9:53:28 PM PDT by jameslalor
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Yeah, well see the smart looking one ... oh, never mind!


47 posted on 04/02/2014 9:57:08 PM PDT by dr_lew
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Sounds like an Inconvenient Truth.

One that points to Womans' intuition as having objective truth capabilities.

We men are so screwed (well actually not so much....)

48 posted on 04/02/2014 9:57:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3140320/posts


49 posted on 04/02/2014 10:00:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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Naw—the corners of Obama’s mouth turn down. That’s why he makes that prune face.


50 posted on 04/02/2014 10:00:25 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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