Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: While A Candidate’s Voice Pitch Sways Voters, It Doesn’t Result in Better Leaders

Newswise imageIndividuals with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. But is voice pitch a reliable signal of leadership quality? And is the bias in favor of selecting leaders with lower voices good or bad for democracy? A novel study is the first to address these questions.