Can the music you listen to determine how clever you are?

Psychological studies have previously attempted to discover what a person's musical taste reveals about their personality and intellect.

In 2003, psychologists Jason Rentfrow and Sam Gosling said most people's musical preferences fell into one of four categories: reflective and complex; upbeat and conventional; energetic and rhythmic; and intense and rebellious.

By asking thousands of students at the University of Texas about what music they liked, they concluded that extraverts tend to seek out songs laden with bass, while people who enjoy listening to jazz and classical music tend to be more creative and have higher IQs.

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