Chapter 2

Physicality Dimension

“Beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of recommendation.”

– Aristotle

“But bless us things may be lovable that are not altogether handsome—I hope.”

– George Eliot

Physicality is probably the most basic human attribute that affects our perceptions of others and our willingness to let them lead or influence us.

Physicality is defined as the physical presence a person has. It can be measured in terms of physical attractiveness, height, weight, masculinity, and body movement. It is also reflected in one’s skin health and complexion, hair texture, eye size and color, nose shape and size, lip shape and size, body size and symmetry.

For example, the term leading man in movies reflects the power of physicality. ...

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