Soles say much about your personality, researchers say

It turns out you can judge a person by their shoes. Researchers at the University of Kansas have determined people reveal a great deal about their personality through the shoes they wear.

Results came from a study in which a group of people were asked to submit pictures of the shoes they wore most often. A separate group of 63 individuals was then asked to guess personality traits of people in the first group just by looking at the pictures. In about 90 per cent of the cases, their guesses on characteristics such as age, gender, income and agreeableness were correct.

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Expensive shoes belonged to high earners, flashy and colorful footwear belonged to extroverts and shoes that were not new but appeared to be spotless belonged to conscientious types.

(…) Practical and functional shoes generally belong to agreeable people, ankle boots fit with more aggressive personalities and uncomfortable looking shoes were worn by calm personalities.


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