Personality Metatraits and Music Preferences in Adolescence: A Pilot Study

  title={Personality Metatraits and Music Preferences in Adolescence: A Pilot Study},
  author={Dave Miranda and Julien Morizot and Patrick Gaudreau},
  journal={International Journal of Adolescence and Youth},
  pages={289 - 301}
ABSTRACT Exploring relations between the personality metatraits of the Five-Factor Model of personality (Stability and Plasticity) and music preferences in adolescence represents a new research path. The objective of this pilot study was to explore the potential of considering these two personality metatraits in research on adolescent music preferences (Metal, Soul, Electronic, Pop, Classical, and Eclecticism). The sample was composed of 30 regular high school students (age: M = 16.45, SD = 0… Expand
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