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Personality, self-estimated intelligence and uses of music: A Spanish replication and extension using structural equation modelling

Personality, self-estimated intelligence and uses of music: A Spanish replication and extension using structural equation modelling,Tomas Chamorro-Pre

Personality, self-estimated intelligence and uses of music: A Spanish replication and extension using structural equation modelling  
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Abstract This study replicates and extends a recent study on personality, intelligence and uses of music [Chamorro-Premuzic, T., & Furnham, A. (2007). Personality and music: Can traits explain how people use music in everyday life? British Journal of Psychology, 98, 175-185] using Spanish participants and structural equation modelling. Data from 245 university students showed that, in line with our hypotheses, individuals higher in Neuroticism were more likely to use music for emotional regulation (influencing their mood states), those higher in Extraversion were more likely to use music as background to other activities, and those higher in Openness were more likely to experience music in a cognitive or intellectual way. As predicted, self-estimatesof intelligence were also linked to cognitive use of music, though notwhen individual differences were considered. On other hand, contrasting withinitial predictions, Extraversion was
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