Music Preference and the Five-Factor Model of the NEO Personality Inventory

  title={Music Preference and the Five-Factor Model of the NEO Personality Inventory},
  author={David B. Rawlings and Vera Ciancarelli},
  journal={Psychology of Music},
  pages={120 - 132}
Student subjects completed an updated version of Litle and Zuckerman's Music Preference Scale, a questionnaire measuring musical preference. They also completed the NEO Personality Inventory (Revised), a measure of the Five-Factor Model of personality. Factor analysis identified three patterns of preference associated with liking for most types of Rock Music, general Breadth of Musical Preference, and liking for Popular Music (such as easy listening). The three factors were employed as… Expand

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