Food Psychology: What Your Favorite Food Says About You

Did you know that people who love sweet food tend to be more friendly, while people who love spicy food tend to be more of a risk-taker? Apparently, the type of foods that you prefer could relate to your personality. Writer: Michal Mitchell Script Editor: Rida Batool Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Tris Canimo YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References Meier, B. P., Moeller, S. K., Riemer-Peltz, M., & Robinson, M. D. (2012). Sweet taste preferences and experiences predict prosocial inferences, personalities, and behaviors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(1), 163–174. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0025253 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). (2013, July 17). Personality may predict if you like spicy foods. ScienceDaily. Retrieved November 16, 2020 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130717141722.htm Keller, Carmen, and Michael Siegrist. “Does Personality Influence Eating Styles and Food Choices? Direct and Indirect Effects.” Appetite, Academic Press, 13 Oct. 2014, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0195666314004735. North Dakota State University. (2011, November 23). People with a ‘sweet tooth’ have sweeter dispositions. ScienceDaily. Retrieved November 16, 2020 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111018212346.htm Alperstein, Ellen. “Snack Food for Thought.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar. 2000, www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2000-mar-29-cl-13645-story.html. Cookist. “This Is What Your Favorite Foods Say About Your Personality.” Cookist.com, Cookist, 15 Oct. 2018, www.cookist.com/this-is-what-your-favorite-foods-say-about-your-personality/. Person. “Sweet Tooth Linked to Pleasant Disposition: Study.” Reuters, Thomson Reuters, 21 Oct. 2011, www.reuters.com/article/us-personality-tastes/sweet-tooth-linked-to-pleasant-disposition-study-idUSTRE79K4UO20111021. Dysart, Jessica. “What Your Favorite Food Says about You.” Considerable, Considerable, 29 Apr. 2019, www.considerable.com/health/diet/favorite-food/. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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