Microsoft have conducted research into what your desktop reveals.

Microsoft have conducted a study into desktop psychology - the results of which offer a fascinating, and sometimes eerily accurate window on our inner psyche.

Donna Dawson - a psychologist who specialises in personality and behaviour, offers the following: “Our desktops are our personal space and as such provide a fairly accurate personality description of an individual.  My belief is that everything says something about what we’re like. You may not consciously be aware of it but once you know, then you may be able to manipulate how other people think of you; your desktop can be used to give off a positive message about who you are.”

Read on for what your desktop could be revealing about you.