People whose faces are perceived to look more competent are more likely to be CEOs of large, successful companies. Having a face that people deem dominant is a predictor of rank advancement in the military. People are more likely to invest money with people who look trustworthy. These sorts of findings go on and on in recent studies that claim people can accurately guess a variety of personality traits and behavioral tendencies from portraits alone. The findings seem to elucidate either canny human intuition or absurd, misguided bias.