“How much people like bitter-tasting foods and drinks is tied to how dark their personality is.”
Our personalities are affected by countless factors, from our childhoods to our genetic dispositions, from the people we choose to hang out with to things that are totally out of our control.
Inversely, our personality affects the choices we make, as well as our preferences and dislikes, even when we’re not fully aware of it. Yet sometimes, these preferences might be more telling than we hope.
A recent study from the University of Innsbruck in Austria investigated how our taste in food and drink might reflect our personalities, and they specifically wanted to find out what food choices are most associated with antisocial personality traits and even psychopathy. Once you see the results, you might just want to stop ordering these things in public.