Here’s How You Can Tell If Someone Is Sick Just By Looking At Them.

Detect sicknesses with a look on a photo Detect sicknesses with a look on a photo

Detection and avoidance of sick individuals have been proposed as essential components in a behavioural defence against disease, limiting the risk of contamination. However, almost no knowledge exists on whether humans can detect sick individuals, and if so by what cues. Here, we demonstrate that untrained people can identify sick individuals above chance level by looking at facial photos taken 2 h after injection with a bacterial stimulus inducing an immune response or placebo.

Source: Article

Source: Study

Niklas Rottke

Hi! My name is Niklas, and i have joined this company in summer 2017 as an intern. Up to today i am continiously improving my skills in using the "Schneemann System" by annotating millions of pictures of human faces. If i am not annotating, i am probably writing some new articles here...

All author posts
Related Posts
Psychopathy and the ability to read the “language of the eyes”: Divergence in the psychopathy construct.

These findings demonstrate that variability in the ability of high-risk personality-disordered prisoners to recognize emotional expressions in t...

3 Things Your Face Tells The World

Recent studies have found that the human face can also convey essential characteristics that make us who we are. (Agression, Sexual Orientation...

Rhino Physiognomy: a Myth or Science?

This study tests the face reading theory that the shape and size of a persons nose determines the aggressiveness of the person.