U.S. States and Five-Factor Personalities
Razib has the story.
I do want to note the correlations between Openness and the following metrics on the state level:
% Arts and entertainment = 0.23
% Computer and mathematical = 0.24
Patent production per capita = 0.28
Of all the blogs that I read, Gene Expression probably has the largest number of interesting posts that I don’t link to. You should subscribe to it, so that I feel less guilty.