The surprising truth: the researchers disprove stereotype of computer programmers as socially awkward.

They did research from the U.S., Australia, England, and Canada about computer programmers. Agreeableness and neuroticism didn’t correlate to programming skills and disproving the stereotype. The strongest of these correlations with programming was… intelligence. Introversion also correlated with programming. Thus, these programmers preferred quieter environments. Other strong correlations with programming included conscientiousness and openness. These […]