Do the things on your desk betray the thoughts on your mind? Does your dining room decor carry clues to your character? Award-winning psychologist Sam Gosling has dispatched teams of scientific investigators to poke around bedrooms and offices, check out iPods, and peek at personal websites--to see what can be learned about us simply from looking at our belongings. What he has discovered is intriguing: When it comes to the most essential components of our personality--from friendliness and flexibility to openness and originality--the things we own and the way we arrange them can say more about who we are than even our most intimate conversations.
Packed with original research and a wealth of fascinating stories, "Snoop" is a captivating guide to our not-so-secret selves, and reveals how intensely connected we are to the places in which we live and work.