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A new study associating taste preferences with personality traits found some pretty crazy results. 500 were selected to rate their taste preferences in sweet, sour, salty, and bitter foods. Then, they were asked to take a series of personality assessment quizzes.
Some quizzes test their aggression and traits like narcissism, psychopathy.
Also the Big Five personality traits - extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, and openness.
The results a pretty crazy.

Bitter food and drink (which include black coffee and beer) were more likely to score highly in measures of psychopathy, sadism, and aggression.

So essentially : "Taken together, the results suggest that how much people like bitter-tasting foods and drinks is stably tied to how dark their personality is,” the study authors concluded.
I’m a huge coffee and beer drinker, so this study definitely caught me off guard.

There could be hope for us coffee and beer drinkers...

“The researchers themselves point out, understanding what makes a person like a particular food is a complex knot of biology and psychology, influenced by her sensitivity to tastes and odors as well as past experiences.“
So hey, maybe I’m not a psychopath.

...Or am I?!

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@MelissaMae maybe he's SUPER great at hiding it?!!
@MelissaMae Hahaha I think it’s just the fact that those that like bitter foods have similar behavior/personality patterns as psychopaths. or you know, what @ButterflyBlu said? ;)
whoh!!! now we are implying that my dad might be a psychopath and hiding it? and neither of you even know him fro adam or the man in the moon. am i understanding correctly?
I promise we are just kidding :) haha I’m sure your dad is a lovely person @MelissaMae