U.S. Voters May Prefer Low-Pitched Male Voice
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|Mon, 11-21-2011 - 10:15am|
Hmmm, look at this interesting Health Day news article about research concerning the voices of politicians:
Voters prefer male political candidates with a lower-pitched voice because it's seen as a sign of dominance and leadership, according to Canadian researchers.
The researchers manipulated archival recordings of U.S. presidents to create lower- and higher-pitched versions of each voice. The altered recordings were played to volunteers who rated the speakers' leadership potential, honesty, intelligence, dominance and attractiveness....In all cases, the volunteers preferred the lower-pitched voices...READ MORE