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Phrenology: A Theory Where Head Shape Foretold A Person’s Character (33 Pics)

Have you ever heard about the term Phrenology? If not, it is pseudoscience, which includes the analysis of bumps on the skull to foretell mental traits. It is based on the notion that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that particular brain areas have limited, special purposes. Sounds fascinating, right? Well, hold your horses, things aren’t always as they appear. In this post, we have compiled a list of 33 absurd Phrenology diagrams from a century ago that will surely make you cringe. These diagrams show which head shapes symbolize which personality attributes. Scroll down and check it out, peeps.

 

 

#1

Genuine Husband Phrenology Chart

 

#2

Phrenology Honest Vs. Deceitful

#3

Phrenology Ear Chart

 

#4

Phrenology Charts Masculine Vs. Feminine

 

#5

Mothers Head

 

#6

Fathers Head

 

#7

Thinker Vs. Looker

 

#8

Phrenology Charts

 

#9

Affectation And Intensity

 

#10

Danger Pugnacity

 

#11

Intellectual Hatchet Chart

 

#12

Jealousy Muscle

 

#13

Steadiness And Practicality

 

#14

Vital Magnetism

 

#15

Laziness Standard

 

#16

Major Minor Keys

 

#17

Nose Personality

 

#18

Love Of Life

 

#19

Aristocracy Aspirations

#20

Plucky Vs. Nervous

 

#21

Presidential Bee

 

#22

Phrenology Dangerous Elements

 

#23

Holy Smoke Chart

 

#24

Psychical Phenomena

 

#25

Vintage Phrenology Chart

 

#26

Phrenology Diagram

 

#27

Old Phrenology Diagram

 

#28

Social Idiocy

 

#29

Phrenology Head Shape Chart

 

#30

Spiritual Eyes

 

#31

Phreology Illustration

 

#32

Old Phrenology Drawing

 

#33

Torrid Zone Phrenology

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