What Your Sneeze Says About You Researcher links sneeze type to personality By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Mar 6, 2011 10:01 AM CST 18 comments Comments (Shutterstock) (Newser) – Whether you sneeze loudly or softly, quickly or repeatedly, your nose may say a lot about you, a body-language expert has found. Backed by Benadryl execs, she asked some 500 people about their personalities and how they sneezed, and recognized four types, the St. Petersburg Times reports: The “get-appreciated:” These folks sneeze loudly and, often, several times in a row. “They're looking for applause at the end of their sneeze,” says the researcher. They tend to be likable, vocal leader types who thrive on new experiences and hate being ignored. The “get along:” These people keep their sneezes as subtle as possible. They like to help people, stay polite, and keep out of conflict. The “get it done:” These sneezers try to keep their sneezes in; those that get out are quick and loud. Such people are independent and “live to get things done,” says the researcher. Same goes for the sneeze: “they get it done and move on.” The “be right:” These guys are focused on covering their mouths. They’re neat and like to play by the rules—and they’re happy to point out your mistakes.