Music Preferences Can Reveal Personalities

A new friend of yours likes jazz and you think that he or she is intellectual as a result. Sometimes, this could be a stereotype, but this is generally an accurate inference. Research has found that newly acquainted people like to talk about music because the type of music we like say a lot about ourselves. Most importantly, we are fairly competent at inferring other people’s personalities from their music preferences. So what music do you like? Continue reading