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.

This entry was posted in brain research, music cognition, rhythm. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s