Posted May 13, 2014 11:46 am by Comments

A study published Friday by a group of psychologists in the journal Science finds that China’s noodle-slurping northerners are more individualistic, show more “analytic thought” and divorce more frequently. By contrast, the authors write, rice-eating southerners show more hallmarks traditionally associated with East Asian culture, including more “holistic thought” and lower divorce rates.

Read Wheat vs. Rice: How China’s Culinary Divide Shapes Personality on WSJ’s China Real Time blog

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