Snippets from an online article:
People can guess your personality by simply smelling your t-shirt, research finds.
The study showed that people were as accurate at guessing personality when smelling their clothes as when watching a video of them.
Not all personality traits were easy to spot, though. The researchers found that people were good at identifying these three personality traits:
In fact, people were particularly accurate at smelling the dominance (or otherwise) of the opposite sex.
- and dominance.
Smell, though, didn’t provide much insight into whether someone was open to experience, agreeable or conscientious.
...a previous study has shown that you can smell a happy person:
“People communicate their happiness to others through their perspiration.Read the whole article here: Insanely, People Can Actually Smell These Personality Traits - PsyBlog
There are chemical compounds in sweat, it turns out, that can be detected by others.
Previous studies have shown that we can smell fear and disgust in sweat — but happiness has been more of a gray area.”
And read the original scientific papers here: Does Personality Smell? Accuracy of Personality Assessments Based on Body Odour - Sorokowska - 2011 - European Journal of Personality - Wiley Online Library
...and here: A Sniff of Happiness