Choosing employees by mental and physical tests

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byWilliam Fretz Kemble

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... reputation of showing a suspicious nature and indicating sinister thoughts. The villain in our dramas can no doubt register these emotions by such a method, but the face must usually have some other evil attributes to be a success in such expression. To our mind, half-closed eyes simply show thought. If the rest of the countenance should be evil, sinister thoughts wall be expressed; but if the rest of the countenance is good, kindly thoughts or intelligence will be indicated. Practically all the lines around the eyes indicate intelligence, as the muscles in this region are in constant motion when we are memorizing or thinking. Possibly this is because most of our thoughts are connected with observations made by the eye, and in thinking we are constantly visualizing the objects of our thoughts. The tensions in the forehead are mostly of worry, anger, and thought. A frown may be merely the effort to focus the eyes, or may be indicative of any of these three emotions. Tensions on each side of the frown may come from constant pain as well as from any of the causes just mentioned. Tensions and lines on one side of the forehead are especially indicative of worry, as are the raising of the outer ends of the eyebrows. As already suggested, the constant or recurring tensions in the face cause creases which eventually become permanently set, and show the dominant emotions of a person's life. We have indicated in pages 172 and 173 how the blank countenance of youth may change in various states of life, showing five general tendencies in each figure, winding up with the result of the tendencies in the five faces shown on the right of each page. The basic face No. 1 has been traced as the foundation for all the faces, and if the reader will take the trouble...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... reputation of showing a suspicious nature and indicating sinister thoughts. The villain in our dramas can no doubt reg...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217338682

ISBN - 13:9780217338684

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