Research has found that physically attractive people are judged to be more musically competent, and that they receive more favorable treatment by juries, are perceived as less deceptive, and are regarded as being more successful in general Traditionally, baldness—or the notable lack of a luscious head of hair—has been associated with undesirable characteristics (weakness, impotence, etc.), whereas a thick flowing mane has been tied to traits like strength and virility.
Men who to shave their heads might seem a bit curious, as a shorn head has historically been equated with restrained sexuality and even been seen as "symbolic castration." The truth is that a lot of men shave their heads because they are going bald.
The researchers had participants (men and women) rate photos of bald men, and men with a full head of hair, on how dominant, agreeable, and old they might be.
I started losing my hair when I was a junior in HS. However, being both bald and muscular, I notice peeps automatically think I'm a meathead. In fact, since some guys with a full head of hair decide to shave it all to have that look, nobody can even know for sure if thinning hair was your problem in the first place.
By freshman in college, I looked like a butcher with a bad comb over. At age 47, I became a fitness buff, and a competitive bodybuilder. Little do they know I have two master degrees and make 6 figures. The focus of this blog has been to disseminate recent scientific findings that relate various aspects of children’s sleep to their cognitive functioning and their performance at school.
At least part of the attractiveness of baldness has to do with having a nicely-shaped skull that is at least a little tan, seems to me.
There are movie and tv actors who look just stunningly handsome either bald or not. The actor who played Captain Picard on Star Trek TNG pulled baldness off very well.