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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(8), 1052-1056
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-8-17
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A Study on Individuals’ Art Preferences according to Their Personality Traits via Computer-Aided Web Site

Recep ÖZ1, Ahmet Ragıp ÖZPOLAT2 and Orhan TAŞKESEN3,

1Computer Teaching Education, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey

2Psychological Counseling, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey

3Art Teaching Education, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey

Pub. Date: August 07, 2015

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Recep ÖZ, Ahmet Ragıp ÖZPOLAT and Orhan TAŞKESEN. A Study on Individuals’ Art Preferences according to Their Personality Traits via Computer-Aided Web Site. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(8):1052-1056. doi: 10.12691/education-3-8-17

Abstract

Aim of this study is to examine the relationship between individuals’ art preferences and personality traits. In this study where relational scanning model was used, 336 students of a university, which has total 28.000 students, make up the research group. Students in the research group are from different classes and demographic traits. Five-factor personality scale, a computer-aided art preferences survey that includes 24 visuals from the arts of Renaissance, Cubism, Abstract Art, Traditional Art, Impressionism and Surrealism and personal information form were used to obtain the research data. According to results it was found that people with the personality traits of extroversion and openness to experience mostly prefer surrealist works and those with personality traits of tender-mindedness usually prefer Impressionist work of art.

Keywords:
personality art preferences openness to experience big five model

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