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Old 09-23-2008, 01:01 PM   #1
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Regional Personality Traits (WSJ article)

Hopefully, I can get this link to work for you. This is from today's (9/23/08) Wall St. Journal, and, for those who don't get the WSJ, I thought you might enjoy it. Takes awhile sometimes to load up, but the interactive map is an eyeopener:
The United States of Mind -

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Old 09-23-2008, 05:25 PM   #2
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Wow, we DC'ites are #1 on openness and #3 on extraversion, but #50 on agreeableness (the later 2 don't surprise me).

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Old 09-28-2008, 04:42 AM   #3
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I don't put much stock in studies that treat states as a whole. Many states cover a large geographical area, and are diverse in how people think and feel.

It would work better in broken into regions.
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