WONDER #2717: Why Do We Like Some Styles of Music but Not Others?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these does NOT influence your music preferences, according to this Wonder?

  1. Hair color
  2. Personality
  3. Mood
  4. Culture

Question 2 of 3

Which of these are the qualities of music found to affect our preferences, according to the study mentioned in this Wonder?

  1. Sophisticated, Orchestral, New, Generational (SONG)
  2. Networking, Operational, Top quality, Even-toned (NOTE)
  3. Mellow, Urban, Sophisticated, Intense, Campestral (MUSIC)
  4. Airy, Ragtime, Tango (ART)

Question 3 of 3

Which sentence BEST summarizes this Wonder?

  1. If you don’t like the same music as someone else, you can never get along.
  2. A person’s taste in music is shaped by many factors and can change over time.
  3. No one knows why we like some styles of music but not others.
  4. Some types of music are obviously better than others.

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