22 Jun '15, 7am

Extroverts Least Likely to Adopt a Green Lifestyle Because They’re Too Busy Being Extroverts

Extroverts Least Likely to Adopt a Green Lifestyle Because They’re Too Busy Being Extroverts

According to new research from the University of Portsmouth Business School, being an extrovert makes it harder to maintain a green lifestyle . Introverts take a lot of heat from extroverts—and apparently, the planet does too. Researchers conducted a small-scale study to try and establish if personality type has an impact on how green a person is. They found those with open personalities were the most green, while extroverts were the least. “It isn’t surprising that people who we describe as open, those who are curious, imaginative, and untraditional, are more likely to be green,” study co-author Sianne Gordon-Wilson said in a statement . “But we were surprised that extroverts are less likely to be green. We had expected that of all the five main personality types, open and extroverted people would be the most green.” The study surveyed 204 people aged 50 and over using tw...

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