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Which State Matches Your Mood? Attitude Map of America Lets You Find Out

Rodrigo Mejia

Turns out, there is a way see if your mood matches your environment. Time put together an interactive "mood map" of America, breaking down states by the temperament of their residents (if you're an extrovert, you'll find more of your tribe in Wisconsin). The map reflects a study done by a multinational team of researchers who painstakingly gathered 1.6 million survey responses over 13 years. The best part? You can see which state best fits your mood by taking the brief test. Where do you belong?

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  • Jess Hyman

    I got Georgia... I also got Georgia on another similar quiz... Guess I should move to Atlanta?

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      I love seeing the psychological profiles of the states- it's a great explainer.

  • Craig Dalrymple

    I hit California on the test, which was ironic to me (I'm here, but from the Midwest).

    The first time I took it I got "Iowa" which felt right until I watched a friend take the test and realized I'd inverted the rating system and answered everything the opposite of my intent. Maybe that's the Georgia trick below? :P

  • Robin-Elise Call

    I took this test on two different sites, 2 days apart, and got New Mexico both times. I've been living in Salt Lake City for five years (but, I've lived in CA, VA, NY, PA, and AL). I've been through Santa Fe, twice, and I'm pretty sure I could live there. I don't know enough about the rest of the state...

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  • seabreezn

    What a hoot !!! Been there before recommendation & couldn't wait to get my LL Beaner's back on ....O' share with your friends and have a laugh !

  • Swar Raisinghani

    Haha this is amazing! Never thought of places/states having a mood that suits you :) it actually makes sense

  • Kelly Weiss

    Georgia! Interesting. Definitely know I'm a California girl.

  • rab

    Rhode Island? OK - could be worse, and wouldn't mind living on the ocean.

  • Yasha Wallin

    I also got Georgia! Looks like we all belong there together.

  • Rodrigo Mejia

    Vermont here. I've always figured myself fit for the desert (I mean, are there tortoises in Vermont?) Looks like I'm on the wrong coast.

  • Gisela Hausmann Author

    Wow, so many belong into Georgia... and me too? I have crossed Georgia about a dozen times, visited Atlanta twice and never felt a connection. On the bright side: I just moved from NC to Sc, so I came a step closer - LOL - Will follow all, who belong into Georgia, obviously we live in the same spirit :)

  • Stef McDonald

    Georgia. Hmmmm. Not the state I expected.

  • Alexander Rose

    I ended up with Florida, and I just don't know how I feel about that, but 'buenvenidos a Miami' I suppose !!!

  • Semhal Tekeste

    Apparently I belong in Georgia. Who woulda known? :)

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      I belong in New Mexico- which is a state I've never been to. I think it's time for a trip!

  • Liz Dwyer

    This is pretty fascinating...and it says I belong in Georgia. Honey Boo Boo, here I come! ;)

      • Code Start

        We belong in Georgia! Not far from where we are now (Florida)