TABLE 4.

Significant Spearman Correlations Between Properties of Musical Imagery and Participants’ Individual Characteristics

Properties of imageryIndividual characteristicsSpearman's ρ
StructureLoopingGender−0.43**
Age−0.39**
Musical education−0.31*
Classical−0.39**
Improvisation0.28*
Teaching music−0.36**
LoosenessNeuroticism0.31*
OSIVQ Spatial−0.36*
Change of intensityAgreeableness0.31*
Musical education0.28*
Weekly listening−0.29*
ContentRelaxationNeuroticism−0.41**
Embodied evocativenessOSIVQ Verbal0.40**
Classical music activity−0.30*
Object-directednessExtraversion0.33*
Conscientiousness0.38**
OSIVQ Verbal0.30*
Instruments0.36**
Teaching music0.29*

**p < .01, *p < .05; p values computed using the asymptotic t approximation (df = 48).