Is physiognomy really a pseudoscience? July 2011

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Summary: <p>How the roundness of a man’s face can predict whether he’s a liar, why testosterone fuelled men don’t like helping around the house, and how a woman’s fertility influences the warmth of her personality. </p><p><audio><br> </audio><br> </p><p><a href="">Download the MP3</a> </p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="">in iTunes</a> or <a href=";refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a><br> </p><img width="400" src="" border="0"><br> <p><i><a href="">Physiognomy</a> used to be considered a pseudoscience, but it's now experiencing a resurgence, thanks in part to improved methods and a more rigid application of the scientific method.</i> </p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b> </p><p>Haselhuhn, M. P., &amp; Wong, E. M. (in press). Bad to the bone: facial structure predicts unethical behaviour. <span style="font-style: italic;">Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.</span> <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Pollet, T. V., van der Meij, L., Cobey, K. D., &amp; Buunk, A. P. (2011). Testosterone levels and their associations with lifetime number of opposite sex partners and remarriage in a large sample of American elderly men and women. <span style="font-style: italic;">Hormones and Behavior, 60</span>(1), 72-77. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Markey, P., &amp; Markey, C. (in press). Changes in women’s interpersonal styles across the menstrual cycle. <span style="font-style: italic;">Journal of Research in Personality.</span> <a href="">Read summary</a></p>