is a faculty from the discipline of Phrenology
Moderately developed, cautiousness brings balanced circumspection, the capacity to act prudently
Cautiousness is a negative energetical faculty. It stands for fear
and will slow down activity. An overdeveloped cautiousness will give a shy and fearful subject, with procrastination
The Opposite of Cautiousness
A negative cautiousness stands for reckless action
, imprudence, immoderation.
On the sides of the skull, slightly behind the perpendicular line.
Interaction with other faculties
- Cautiousness + Affection: fear to hurt other people, thus tact, friendliness
- Cautiousness + Approbativeness: fear for other people's opinion, not daring to tell the truth.