nicolejb
3 years ago10,000+ Views
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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@nicolejb yeah i forgot this wasn't a kpop post XDDDD and yes it was lol. i couldn't resist //sighs
psychopath = CEO right? they are pretty much the same thing @melifluosmelodi @ArmyofKookie that’s a K-Pop joke isn’t it?! lol.
@ArmyofKookie don't worry, I'll get the references even if @nicolejb doesn't! ^.^ *high five* for that HISTORY reference!! Definitely my type of psychos!!
@nicolejb XD thanks~ and I browse the kpop side of vingle so much that I forget what kinda card I'm looking at xDD My bad lol~ <3
hahaha @ArmyofKookie well you are welcome here anyway! :D I just might not get all of your references. though they are greatly appreciated
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