musical abilities

Associations between musical preferences and personality in female secondary school students

It is widely believed that someone’s personality can be assessed through their musical taste. There are many theoretical approaches that explain why this could be true, and a long tradition of research has investigated the associations between …

Associations between musical sophistication and personality: Evidence from three countries

One aim of modern music psychology should be to find how musical sophistication and personality are connected. In order to explain (social) behaviour of individuals understanding personality and its relationship to music is crucial. Furthermore, a …