Written responses were collected from self-identified gay men in the U. If an algorithm was fed with sufficient data about Facebook Likes, Kosinski and his colleagues foundit could make more accurate personality-based predictions than assessments made by real-life friends. In the end, we may never fully understand the degree to which gay men are affected by traditional masculine ideals.
Try Independent Minds free for 1 month See the options. Being at university around other young, open-minded people allowed me to think about my sexuality and to discuss it with others. Thus, as use of this method has grown, researchers have adapted CQR to address different research needs.
So practice the three-second rule: train yourself to approach your target within three seconds of seeing him. In , SCL tried to enlist Stillwell and Kosinski, offering to buy the myPersonality data and their predictive models.
Body Image. Although openness to sexuality depends very much on your social conditioning, religion and political views, in the absence of these factors, it would be interesting to see what instinct dictates.