Preferences for music as a function of personality.
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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Psychology and Speech Pathology.
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Open LibraryOL19841249M

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  This article analyzes the relationship between musical preference and type of personality in a large group of Brazilian young and adult participants (N = ). The study included 25 of 27 states of Brazil and individuals aged between 16 and 71 years (M = ; SD = ). Of these, were male (%) and were female (%). A correlational study was carried out applying Cited by: 1. Relationship between Music Preference and Personality Type Dr. Vandana Sharma Assistant Professor (Department of Music) Bhagini Nivedita College, University of Delhi, India functions of music to music preference”. Psychology of Music, 37, – [20] Schultz, Duane P., and Sydney Ellen. Schultz. (). “Theories of Personality.   The purpose of this study was to examine the personality characteristics and developmental issues of 3 groups of adolescent music listeners: those preferring light qualities of music, those preferring heavy qualities of music, and those who had eclectic preferences for music qualities. One hundred sixty-four adolescents completed an age-appropriate personality inventory and a Cited by: So in honour of that young man, here is a summary of a recent article entitled ‘Toward a better understanding of the relation between music preference, listening behaviour, and personality’ The article was written by a group from the Philips Research Lab in the Netherlands and they had a rather intriguing method for their study.

Personality and Music Preferences: The Influence of Personality Traits on Preferences Regarding Musical Elements Article in Journal of music therapy 42(3) September with ReadsAuthor: Malgorzata Kopacz.   New research from around the world suggests that an individual's favorite music genre is closely linked to his or her personality. Professor Adrian North of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK,Author: Jane Collingwood.   Culture > Music > News What your music taste says about your personality. The artists you listen to can reveal a range of information about your personality and the way you think. Thus, age, sex, and socio-economic status are more relevant than personality when it comes to explaining any genre-based preferences. The major function of music is emotional.

  1. People with strong preferences for classical, jazz, and folk music (aka Reflexive & Complex) most likely have personality traits associated . The results of this study indicated that there is a correlation between some music preference factors (Reflective/complex, Intense/Rebellious, Energetic and Rhythmic) and some personality traits (Openness, Extraversion), which generally confirmed previous research. The effects of File Size: KB. In order to overcome the limitations of past research, and advance our scientific understanding of musical preferences, we have developed the first online Music-based Personality Profiler and. How are music preferences and personality traits linked? Research has shown that people often define themselves through their musical tastes. For example, in Adrian C. North’s study “Individual Differences in Musical Taste” it was found that one of the reasons people can often be defensive about their musical tastes is because they fear what it will reveal about their personality.