Bringing Science to Choosing Your Profile Photo

Choosing a profile photo—whether for LinkedIn or your attorney bio—can be hard. And sometimes people wonder whether it's worth the effort. Does the photo really matter that much? Kevan Lee's "The Research & Science Behind Finding Your Best Profile Picture," has compiled a host of research from places like University of York's Department of Psychology, as well as numerous private sector sources.

Keep in mind that some of these ideas work better in some settings than in others, and for some purposes better than others, and for some audiences better than others... yada yada yada. But it does provide great food for thought and basis for experimentation when deciding on your next photo.