Effects of the Big Five and musical genre on music-induced movement

Authors:  Geoff Luck, S. Saarikallio, B. Burger, Petri Toiviainen, Marc R. Thompson
Publication:  Journal of Research in Personality
Publication volume & date:  Online October, 2010
DOI:  10.1016/j.jrp.2010.10.001
Summary: The researchers examine how personality traits may influence the way subjects dance to various types of music.

From the abstract: Each personality dimension was associated with a different pattern of movement characteristics, with Extraversion and Neuroticism eliciting the clearest relationships. Latin, Techno, and Rock music, meanwhile, most clearly elicited different movement characteristics.

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