Nonverbal Cues to Personality
♦ Consider this article (and test) from the New York Times that examined people’s (and artificial intelligence systems’) ability to recognize faces in pain.
♦ This article (and test), on reading emotions, is an adaptation of the “Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test.” Note that although the NY Times regards this as a measure of emotions, it involves plenty of cognitive and motivational states (convinced, insisting, fantasizing, etc.), reflecting the fact that it is closer to a measure of personal intelligence than emotional intelligence.
♦ “You had me at ‘Hello,'” courtesy of National Public Radio, examines how we form first impressions of people according to the tone, pace, and other qualities of their voices.
♦ The New York Times has an entertaining and provocative “retro report” on how football teams go about choosing players, focusing on the 1998 N.F.L. draft pick between two players: Peyton Manning and Brian Leaf. See it here.
Haberman, C. (2014, May 4). Manning or Leaf? A lesson in intangibles. The New York Times. Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/05/us/manning-or-leaf-a-lesson-in-intangibles.html