Impulsivität, Reflexivität und musikalische Selbsteinschätzung

Günther Rötter, Leibniz Institut Für Psychologische Information Und Dokumentation (ZPID)
In the sixties, studies by J. Kagan found among children two different types, one more reflective, the other more impulsive. The first tending to shun risks, but more efficient at solving certain problems, the latter more outgoing, seeking a quick way to success, but making a greater number of mistakes. The present study tried to find out whether similar results could be obtained when the tests were applied to adults. Again, a more reflective and a more impulsive type could be found, the
more » ... e found, the reflective type giving a higher self-estimation as to their musical proficiency, which judgment does indeed correlate highly with their actual performance.
doi:10.23668/psycharchives.3264 fatcat:ztrw5zww7jaghdvyhs5qfusuqm