Every once in a while, scientists roll out a study that is actually fun to read. Dr. Alan Hirsh at the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation has recently went public with the results of his investigation into the link between taste in ice cream and personality.
The researcher maintains that people crush on various ice cream flavors depending on their personality.
As a result, one can tell a lot about a person just by asking them what their favorite ice cream flavor is, sources say.
Dr. Alan Hirsh argues that chocoholics are dramatic, yet charming. They are also flirtatious and lively. Those who prefer vanilla are impulsive, and easily suggestible. What's more, they are idealists.
Introverts who are highly tolerant and devoted will go for very berry strawberry whenever they get the chance, and cautious and argumentative people will only have eyes for mint chocolate chip ice cream.
Rainbow sherbet lovers are analytic, decisive and pessimistic, whereas chocolate chip enthusiasts are generous and competent. They're also go-getters.
Fans of rocky road are good listeners and engaging, but they're also aggressive when things don't go their way. Chocolate chip cookie dough lovers are ambitious, competitive and visionary.
Fans of pralines and cream are loving, supportive and will do their best to stay clear of the spotlight. Lastly, those who cannot get enough of jamoca are perfectionists, scrupulous and conscientious.
For those unaware, each year's July is National Ice Cream Month in the United States. Besides, the month's third Sunday is considered to be the National Ice Cream Day.
“National Ice Cream Month is the perfect time to enjoy your favorite ice cream flavor, and this year we wanted our guests to have fun by learning what their favorite flavor says about them,” argued Dan Wheeler, from the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain.
Granted, odds are the findings of this investigation aren't exactly bulletproof. Still, there might be some truth to them.