People look for candidates with a healthy complexion when choosing a leader, but don’t favor the most intelligent-looking candidates except for positions that require negotiation between groups or exploration of new markets. These results are published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
This image was created by independently manipulated high and low signals of health and intelligence.
Credit: Spisak, B. et al Front. Aging Neuro (2014)
Front. Hum. Neurosci., 05 November 2014 | doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00792. Authors: Brian R. Spisak, Nancy M. Blaker, Carmen E. Lefevre, Fhionna R. Moore and Kleis F. Krebbers