Is your Personality Based on your Geography?

Perspectives of Psychological Science recently published an article in their journal theorizing that where you live can actually impact your personality traits. Not surprising. I found it interesting though, to look at a tangible map and associate those traits that I’ve witnessed in certain places, based on the data the study produced. Check it out and see if you agree with the findings.

To view the pictures in larger format, click the photo. Also, if you can’t read the legend that refers to what the colors mean….the darker the color, the more positive the result. The lighter the color, the less likely those states are to portray the quality that was studied.

Extraversion

Extraversion

Agreeableness

Agreeableness

Conscientiousness

Conscientiousness

Neuroticism

Neuroticism

Openness

Openness

To check out this article in it’s entirety, visit the Wall Street Journal at:¬† http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122211987961064719.html?mod=yhoofront#articleTabs_interactive-PERSONALITY08

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