On the relevance of music genre-based analysis in research on musical tastes

  title={On the relevance of music genre-based analysis in research on musical tastes},
  author={R. Brisson and R. Bianchi},
  journal={Psychology of Music},
  pages={777 - 794}
The investigation of the link between personality and musical tastes has led certain psychology researchers to examine the latent dimensions of musical tastes. In this area of research, investigators have largely relied on genre-based analysis, the relevance of which remains unclear. In this study, we examined the impact of changes in the selection of musical items on the identification of musical taste dimensions. Indeed, investigators have employed heterogeneous sets of music genres in prior… Expand

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