In an article on Elite Daily, Hogan CEO Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains how the significance of music — and its relation to personality — revolves around three important factors:
- Music can improve your performance across a variety of different tasks
- Music can help improve your own “intellectual curiosity”
- Music can manipulate or influence [your] own emotional state with the goal of achieving a desired mood state
According to Chamorro-Premuzic, “given that mood states are closely related to our personality, and given that people use music for emotional regulation, a scientific understanding of musical preferences should provide the perfect window into a person’s soul.”
Read the full article on Elite Daily.