Jungian psychological traits and personal perceived values associated with university band affiliation

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Title: Jungian psychological traits and personal perceived values associated with university band affiliation
Author: Tucker, Albert Briggs
Abstract: Students elect to sustain band affiliation for reasons that may be related to their psychological traits and their personal perceived values of band affiliation . The Myers - Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI ) was used to measure the psychological traits of band students . A forced -ranking instrument , designed by the researcher , was used to identify students' personal perceived values of band affiliation . In addition , band students reported their primary musical instrument played in the band , sex , and academic major . The concert bands at Texas Tech University , the Hardin -Simmons Cowboy Band , and the 198 0 high school summer band camp at Texas Tech were studied , numbering 351 students . The data generated were used to compare the relationship of psychological traits to perceived values of band affiliation between university and high school students , music and nonmusic majors , female and male , and the musical instruments represented in the band . Significant correlations were found between the Jungian psychological traits of band members and their personal perceived values of band affiliation . There were no significant differences detected between music and nonmusic majors when categorized by psychological traits , but differences were detected when categorized by the rank order of personal perceived values . Significant differences were found between females and males in their psychological trait preferences . The high school band students differed significantly from the university band students in their ranking of the personal perceived values . Significant differences were also found between the trait preferences when categorized by musical instruments .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /13872
Date: 1982-05

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Jungian psychological traits and personal perceived values associated with university band affiliation. Doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /13872 .

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