Psychology of Music- article summary
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... of Music Psychology of Music Rentfrow, P. J., & Gosling, S. D. (2003). The do re mis of everyday life: The structure and personality correlates of music preferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(6), 1236-1256.
This research’s objective was to examine differences in individual preferences and lay beliefs of music. By conducting six studies involving 3,500 individuals, the fundamental principles of music preferences and how they are linked to personality, which were the main objects of the test, were investigated. From the findings, the researchers were able to establish that music is considered by most people as a significant feature in life and they frequently listen to it.