Midwest Nice, Southern Hospitality, and Coastal Cool
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Personality influences on friendship quantity and perceived quality differs based on the region of the United States an individual lives in. Previous research discovered that the majority of individuals residing in the central region of the United States exhibit more friendly and conventional personality traits. Additionally, individuals residing in the western region of the United States display relaxed and creative personality traits. Individuals residing in the southern and north eastern regions of the United States present more temperamental and uninhibited personality traits (Rentfrow et al., 2013).
West Coast traits