A newspaper article has the following to report:
Success lies in the colour of your eyes.
Seriously…so there is one more thing I can attribute my ‘loser’ status to!
Those with blue ones are likely to achieve more in life than their peers, says a study conducted by US scientists.
Do we need to be reminded that we are not Aishwarya Rais?
The tests showed that brown-eyed people had faster reaction time, but those with lighter eyes appeared to be better strategic thinkers.
Hmmm…there is a saying in India that tells people to be weary of people with light coloured eyes
Brown-eyed people succeeded in activities such as football and hockey, but lighter-eyed participants proved to be more successful in activities that required skills in time structuring and planning
That is probably why we Indians are better at labour rich tasks and there are fewer managers among us
“It is just observed, rather than explained,” she said. “There’s no scientific answer yet.” Bedfordshire University senior psychology lecturer Tony Fallone, who has also studied eye colour, believed that it should be taken more seriously as an indicator of personality and ability. Blue-eyed academic successes include Stephen Hawking and Marie Curie who twice won the Nobel prize, for physics and chemistry.
Hey! What’s Amartya Sen’s eye colour?