Personality and Music Preferences: The Influence of Personality Traits on Preferences regarding Musical Elements
Kopacz, Malgorzata, Journal of Music Therapy
The purpose of this scientific study was to determine how personality traits, as classified by Cattell, influence preferences regarding musical elements. The subject group consisted of 145 students, male and female, chosen at random from different Polish universities. For the purpose of determining their personality traits the participants completed the 16PF Questionnaire (Cattell, Saunders, & Stice, 1957; Russel & Karol, 1993), in its Polish adaptation by Choynowski (Nowakowska, 1970). The participants' musical preferences were determined by their completing a Questionnaire of Musical Preferences (specifically created for the purposes of this research), in which respondents …
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Publication information: Article title: Personality and Music Preferences: The Influence of Personality Traits on Preferences regarding Musical Elements. Contributors: Kopacz, Malgorzata - Author. Journal title: Journal of Music Therapy. Volume: 42. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2005. Page number: 216+. © American Music Therapy Association Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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