Your Voice Reveals A Lot About Who You Are As a Person

It’s always fun to learn a little bit more about the subliminal information people deliver to each other when they communicate. These tips on how to read body language from a former FBI expert, for example, may prove to be very useful when assessing what somebody else is feeling. And now we have this new video (below), which outlines all the ways a person’s voice can affect the way other people see them—these tips seem pretty useful too, especially for anybody who wants to make sure their voice lines up with how they want to be perceived.

Although it’s obviously common sense that the characteristics of one’s voice affects the way other people treat them—it’d probably be a lot easier to take orders from Christian Bale’s Batman than Milton from Office Space—the breadth of the available personality data embedded in the way our lungs and mouths push air around is still astounding when laid out. Good thing YouTube channel Bright Side did just that in this quick, but fact-filled lesson.

The video, which comes via Laughing Squid, says that people’s voices can reveal personality traits, such as: whether you’re introverted or extroverted; how attractive you are; if you can be trusted or not, and even to what extent you’re able to control your emotions. One of the most surprising bits of information is the finding that it’s possible to tell if somebody is creative or not based on how their voice sounds. Apparently they’re prone to sounding quite emotional, which presumably comes as a relief to anybody who doesn’t have one of those super-calm voices that the video proclaims is so attractive.


What do you think about this voice-analysis video? Do you think any of these tips will permanently change how you speak to others? Shout, whisper, sing, or growl your thoughts in the comments!

Feature image: Disney

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