Delegate Profile

Dr. Bernhard Fink

Company NameUniversity of Göttingen


Dr. Bernhard Fink received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Vienna (Austria) for work investigating organizational androgenic effects on human facial/body morphology and behavior.

In 2005, he moved to the University of Göttingen (Germany) where he set up an independent research group to study human social perception. Bernhard has developed strong interest in the signaling qualities of human body movement, such as dance and gait. More recently, he has been expanding his research protocols to cross-cultural research, including work on body movements in Brazil, sprinting speed in Jamaica, and aggression in Russia.

Bernhard published >140 peer-reviewed papers in leading international journals and received highly prestigious funds from the German Science Foundation (DFG).

He is Co-Editor of Evolutionary Psychology, Associate Editor of Personality and Individual Differences, and serve as editorial board member of two more journals, including the International Journal of Cosmetic Science.

Finally, Bernhard has strived to increase the public knowledge and understanding of the evolution of human social behavior. His work has been covered in national and international media and has recently been selected for an image campaign of the foreign ministry of Germany to represent research abroad.

Conference Sessions

  • Emotions and beauty aspects in cosmetics: new insight and implications for the cosmetics formulator

    Tuesday14:00 - 17:3002 April 2019
    Workshop Room 1

    Cosmetic science and research in face care, haircare and body care has approached a ceiling in some extent: molecular biology, genetics and epigenetics are quit...

    • Language: English

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