Are You A Cat Person Or A Dog Person?
Facebook recently studied the behavior of 160,000 members to learn the differences between dog and cat people. Here are the findings:
- Dog people have 26 more Facebook friends than cat people.
- Cat people get invited to more events.
- 30% of cat people are single
- 24% of dog people are single.
- Cat people like reading fantasy and sci-fi books while dog people are more into love stories and stories about dogs
So how many cat people and dog people are there? There are 4 categories: Dog People, Cat People, Both, Neither. People who call themselves dog people represented the largest of the four categories (over 45% of the sample) whereas self- identified cat people represented the smallest category (11.5%). (27.7% identified as “both” and 15% identified as “neither.”)
According to Psychology Today, 'cat people' have a disposition that sets them apart from others, especially 'dog people'. Cat people appeared to stand apart from the other three groups in extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism.
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