Music is one of those universal things that everyone around the world enjoys. Everyone has a unique music taste, which says a lot about them.
Because basically everyone has a music taste, much research has been done on the subject. Here are some things that your music taste could possibly reveal about the person you are.
Your Political Views
From campaign songs that become earworms or struggle songs, politics and music have gone hand-in-hand for many years. Music taste has even been linked to political views. Some songs are also written in protest or were inspired by political campaigns, forever linking political views with music taste.
Your Personality Type
Music taste has been linked to certain personalities. For instance, a study has found that rap fans have a tendency to blurt out every thought as soon as it is formed, and people with a music taste in rock tend to be easy-going, yet selfish. Interestingly, people who are fans of heavy metal are considered to be gentle and creative
Your Emotional State
As music brings out many different emotions, it’s not surprising that your music taste is connected to your emotional state. Your favourite song has been found to be your favorite because you associate the song with a deeply emotional experience you’ve had in your life.
Your Parents’ Music Taste
Research has shown that children’s music taste is linked to their parents’ music taste. So chances are, when it comes to what music you love to listen to, that the apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
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