There are some damn powerful bald men in show business.
There’s Jason Statham – that bald guy who seemingly kicks ass in every movie he stars in. Patrick Stewart donned his shiny hairless head as Captain Pickard on Star Trek.
And last but not least, ‘the people’s champ’, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
These guys aren’t badasses by chance. A study at the University of Pennsylvania asked three groups of participants to rate certain photos of men according to character traits such as attractiveness, confidence, and dominance.
And yep, you picked it: Bald men won in a clean sweep. Study author Albert. E Mannes suggests this might prompt guys to stop dreading their hair loss.
“Choosing to dispense with one’s hair is arguably a form of nonverbal behavior, a form of expression which communicates information about the self
otherwise difficult to observe,” says the study. In simple terms, it means bald men are more mysterious than guys with average haircuts.