Your Favourite Ice Cream Flavour Says About Your Personality!

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It is just an Ice Cream? No, you are wrong!! Apparently, your favorite ice cream flavor can reveal a lot of things about you. According to a study by Dr. Alan Hirsch, a nationally recognized smell and taste expert and founder of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, found that your favorite ice cream flavor shows the kind of person you are. Hirsch uses psychiatric test results to make correlations with statistics about ice cream flavors, explaining that a part of the brain – the limbic lobe – controls both food preferences and personality traits. He says that you choose your favorite ice cream when you are a kid and it remains same for rest of your life.

Thus, an ice cream can become a big deal in your life. Every flavor has unique characteristics. Let us find out what your favorite ice cream flavor says about you!


According to studies conducted by neurologist Dr. Alan Hirsch, vanilla represents impulsive and effortlessly persuasive personality. This is entirely opposite of the common perception of vanilla, that is dull and boring. They are high-risk takers as they rely more on intuition than on logic. They are very expressive and have successful relationships.


In research done for Dreyer’s/Edy’s, he found strawberry lovers were logical and thoughtful. They are very devoted and tolerant. The study by Hirsch for Baskin Robbins found that people whose favorite ice cream was strawberry had introvert personality.


If chocolate is your favorite flavor, then you’re likely to be more outgoing. You are charming and lively. You could also be dramatic and flirtatious at times.


You’re probably ambitious, frugal and confident if you are fond of mint chocolate chip ice cream. Hirsch’s study for Dreyer’s/Edy’s said  “mint chocolate chip ice cream lovers aren’t fully satisfied until they find the tarnish on the silver lining,” They can be bit argumentative at times but they gel very well another mint chocolate chip ice cream fan.


Hirsch says “We found that people who prefer rainbow sherbet are more pessimistic than you would think.” This can be shocking to many people who assumed that rainbow sherbet lover would be upbeat, bright, and cheerful just like a rainbow. Instead, they have an analytical approach towards everything.


You’re likely to be engaging and a good listener, if you like this flavor. Rocky Road lovers are goal-oriented and hence become very successful in life. They are also very aggressive due to which they could hurt the feelings of many people.


According to the study Coffee lovers also tend to be dramatic and full of life. They are a perfectionist and pay special attention to details. They are also impulsive and believe in living in the moment. They continuously seek a romantic relationship.


According to Hirsch’s survey for Baskin Robbins,  If you love chocolate chip ice cream, you’re probably generous and competent. You selflessly do things for others.


If this butter pecan ice cream is your favorite, then you have high moral standards. You are devoted and conscientious. You are always respectful of others feelings and you don’t want to hurt them. You love them and wish best for them but might not be that vocal about it.


According to Hirsch’s study for Dreyer’s/Edy’s, people who like this ice cream are very ambitious and competitive. They always find innovative ways to solve a problem.