The study of 86,220 volunteers highlighted how artificial intelligence can use data to accurately predict a person's traits.
The researchers at the University of Cambridge and Stanford dubbed the findings an "important milestone" towards more social human-computer interactions.
"In this context, the human-computer interactions depicted in science fiction films such as "Her" seem to be within our reach," lead author Wu Youyou, from
Cambridge's Psychometrics Centre, said in a press release. "Her" depicts the relationship between a man and an intelligent computer system.
Read more (cnbc): The findings showed that by analyzing just 10 likes on Facebook, the computer could more accurately predict a subject's personality than a work colleague.