To download a copy of the sound clips used in the experiment,
Right-Click HERE, and save the package to your computer.
Then, unip the package and either open the included Microsoft Excel file,
or open Rentfrow_MP_Index.html with a web browser
to browse through and listen to the files locally.

You can also listen to the files online by clicking on the song titles (Piece) listed below.

Sound Files for Study 1: The Structure of Preferences for Music from Different Genres.

Artist Piece Genre File name
The O'Neill Brothers Through the Years Smooth Jazz 66508_Getty_15.mp3
Frank Josephs Mountain Trek R&B / Soul 108870_Getty_15.mp3
Human Signals Birth Soft rock 000001_SP_15.mp3
Bruce Smith Children of Spring Adult contemporary 128093_Getty_15.mp3
Walter Rodriguez Safety Electronica 159346_Getty_15.mp3
Language Room She Walks Soft rock 116480_Getty_15.mp3
Ali Handal Sweet Scene Soft rock 58469_Getty_15.mp3
Taryn Murphy Love Along The Way Soft rock 34360_Getty_15.mp3
Kush Sweet 5 Electronica 147108_Getty_15.mp3
James E. Burns I’m Already Over You New Country 54767_Getty_15.mp3
Babe Gurr Newsreel Paranoia Bluegrass 100082_Getty_15.mp3
Bob Delevante Penny Black New Country 112597_Getty_15.mp3
Five Foot Nine Lana Marie Country-rock 118578_Getty_15.mp3
Curtis Carrots & Grapes Rock-n-roll 58264_Getty_15.mp3
Anglea Motter Mama I’m Afraid to go There Bluegrass 95487_Getty_15.mp3
Carey Sims Praying for Time Mainstream country 94357_Getty_15.mp3
Hillbilly Hellcats That’s Not Rockabilly Rock-n-roll 17884_Getty_15.mp3
Laura Hawthorne Famous Right Where I Am Mainstream country 99312_Getty_15.mp3
Ljova Seltzer, do I Drink Too Much? Avant-garde classical 74532_Getty_15.mp3
Laurent Martin Scriabin Etude Opus 65 No 3 Avant-garde classical 87292_Getty_15.mp3
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in C Classical 123194_Getty_15.mp3
Various Artists La Trapera Latin 38843_Getty_15.mp3
Bruce Smith Sonata A Major Classical 110353_Getty_15.mp3
DNA La Wally Classical 62187_Getty_15.mp3
Paul Serrato & Co. Who are You? Traditional jazz 56045_Getty_15.mp3
Moh Alileche North Africa’s Destiny World beat 89732_Getty_15.mp3
Daniel Nahmod I Was Wrong Traditional jazz 76683_Getty_15.mp3
Lisa McCormick Fernando Esta Feliz Latin 73850_Getty_15.mp3
AB+ Recess Electronica 78610_Getty_15.mp3
Lisa McCormick Let’s Love Adult contemporary 73851_Getty_15.mp3
Bankrupt Face the Failure Punk 112632_Getty_15.mp3
Squint Michigan Punk 70089_Getty_15.mp3
Straight Outta Junior High Over now Punk 113830_Getty_15.mp3
Exit 303 Falling Down 2 Classic rock 38370_Getty_15.mp3
Five Finger Death Punch Death Before Dishonor Metal 147991_Getty_15.mp3
The Tomatoes Johnny Fly Classic rock 90042_Getty_15.mp3
Cougars Dick Dater Classic rock 47629_Getty_15.mp3
The Stand In Frequency of a Heartbeat Punk 89292_Getty_15.mp3
Five Finger Death Punch White Knuckles Heavy metal 147989_Getty_15.mp3
Dawn Over Zero Out of Lies Heavy metal 90349_Getty_15.mp3
Sammy Smash Get the Party Started Rap 51061_Getty_15.mp3
Mykill Miers Immaculate Rap 53334_Getty_15.mp3
Ciph Brooklyn Swagger R&B / soul 100703_Getty_15.mp3
Preston Middleton Latin 4 R&B / soul 28787_Getty_15.mp3
Robert LaRow Sexy Europop 41925_Getty_15.mp3
Leo The Lionheart Electro Electronica 131410_Getty_15.mp3
DJ Come Of Age Thankful R&B/Soul 77316_Getty_15.mp3
Magic Dingus Box The Way It Goes Electronica 15635_Getty_15.mp3
The Cruxshadows Go Away Europop 51344_Getty_15.mp3
Benjamin Chan MATRIX Electronica 127742_Getty_15.mp3

Sound Files for Study 2: The Structure of Preferences for Jazz Music.

Artist Piece Genre File name
Kenny G Forever In Love jazz Mellow_2b.mp3
Mezzoforte After Hours jazz Mellow_1a.mp3
Earl Klugh Long Ago & Far Away jazz Mellow_4b.mp3
Kenny G Sister Rose jazz Mellow_5a.mp3
Joe Sample, In All My Wildest Dreams jazz Mellow_3b.mp3
Bob James Angela jazz Mellow_2a.mp3
Norah Jones Come Away With Me jazz Mellow_1b.mp3
Sade Smooth Operator jazz Mellow_5b.mp3
Bessie Smith The St. Louis Blues jazz Unpretentious_5b.mp3
Louis Armstrong Gut Bucket Blues jazz Unpretentious_2a.mp3
Billie Holiday, All Of Me jazz Sophisticated_1a.mp3
Cab Calloway, & his Orchestra Minnie The Moocher jazz Unpretentious_4a.mp3
Django Reinhardt Daphne jazz Unpretentious_1b.mp3
Joe Liggins, & his Honeydrippers The Honeydripper jazz Unpretentious_4b.mp3
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Cheek To Cheek jazz Mellow_3a.mp3
Amos Easton (Bumble Bee Slim) Ida Red jazz Unpretentious_5a.mp3
Chet Atkins (& Merle Travis) Nine Pound Hammer (& Merle Travis) jazz Unpretentious_3b.mp3
Jacques Montagne Charmaine jazz Unpretentious_1a.mp3
Paul Simon Hobo's Blues jazz Unpretentious_3a.mp3
Michael Civisca Moonglow jazz Mellow_4a.mp3
Jazz Futures Public Eye jazz Intense_2b.mp3
Pharoah Sanders Origin jazz Sophisticated_3b.mp3
Pharoah Sanders Moments Notice jazz Sophisticated_2b.mp3
Jacques Loussier Italian Concerto: Presto jazz Sophisticated_1b.mp3
Cannonball "Julian" Adderley What Is This Thing Called Love? jazz Sophisticated_5b.mp3
Derrick Shezbie Softly As In A Morning Sunrise jazz Sophisticated_4b.mp3
Charlie Parker Ko Ko jazz Sophisticated_3a.mp3
Joe Henderson Junk Blues jazz Intense_4a.mp3
Miles Davis Directions I jazz Intense_2a.mp3
Bud Powell Tempus Fugit (Tempus Fugue-it) jazz Sophisticated_5a.mp3
Gary Burton Quintet Ictus/Syndrome jazz Sophisticated_2a.mp3
Patrick Saussoi & Alma Sinti Tune Up jazz Unpretentious_2b.mp3
Miles Davis John McLaughlin jazz Intense_1b.mp3
Michael Franks My Foolish Heart jazz Sophisticated_4a.mp3
Buddy Rich The Nitty Gritty jazz Intense_4b.mp3
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Cloudburst jazz Intense_5a.mp3
Royal Crown Revue Park's Place jazz Intense_5b.mp3
Jeff Beck Blue Wind jazz Intense_1a.mp3
Stanley Clarke Rock 'n Roll Jelly jazz Intense_3b.mp3
noJazz Jungle Out jazz Intense_3a.mp3
Lidy Arbogast Love to Love You Baby jazz Contemporary_2b.mp3
Ben Sidran Nothing Like The Sound Of Bebop jazz Contemporary_3b.mp3
Herb Albert Rise jazz Contemporary_4a.mp3
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) jazz Contemporary_1a.mp3
St. Germain Pont Des Arts jazz Contemporary_4b.mp3
Candy Dulfer Sax-A-Go-Go jazz Contemporary_5b.mp3
St. Germain Rose Rouge jazz Contemporary_5a.mp3
John Handy Hard At Work jazz Contemporary_1b.mp3
noJazz Pick Up jazz Contemporary_3a.mp3
Room Eleven One Of These Days jazz Contemporary_2a.mp3

Sound Files for Study 3: The Structure of Preferences for Rock Music.

Artist Piece Genre File name
Radiohead No Surprises rock Mellow_4b.mp3
Radiohead Fake Plastic Trees rock Mellow_5b.mp3
Radiohead Reckoner rock Sophisticated_1b.mp3
Radiohead Back Drifts rock Contemporary_2b.mp3
Radiohead Nude rock Mellow_3a.mp3
Jeff Buckley Dream Brother rock Mellow_5a.mp3
Radiohead Weird Fishes/Arpeggi rock Sophisticated_4a.mp3
Death in Vegas Girls rock Mellow_1b.mp3
Arcade Fire Deep Blue rock Mellow_2a.mp3
Radiohead 15 Step rock Contemporary_2a.mp3
Jeff Buckley Hallelujah rock Mellow_2b.mp3
Beck Guess I'm Doing Fine rock Unpretentious_1a.mp3
The Beatles Eleanor Rigby rock Sophisticated_3b.mp3
The Beatles Honey Don't rock Unpretentious_2b.mp3
Led Zeppelin Hot Dog rock Unpretentious_3b.mp3
The Beatles Act Naturally rock Unpretentious_2a.mp3
Jeff Buckley Parchman Farm Blues rock Unpretentious_5b.mp3
Led Zeppelin Bron_Y_Aur Stomp rock Unpretentious_1b.mp3
Simon & Garfunkel Kodachrome/Maybellene rock Unpretentious_5a.mp3
Led Zeppelin Boogie With Stu rock Unpretentious_3a.mp3
The RH Factor Rich Man's Welfare rock Sophisticated_4b.mp3
Hall & Oates One on One rock Mellow_1a.mp3
Dave Mathews Band Lover Lay Down rock Mellow_4a.mp3
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention Inca Roads rock Sophisticated_3a.mp3
Phish You Enjoy Myself rock Sophisticated_5a.mp3
Led Zeppelin Black Mountain Side rock Sophisticated_1a.mp3
Mark Ronson L.S.F. rock Contemporary_4b.mp3
Queens of the Stone Age Tension Head rock Intense_5b.mp3
Queens of the Stone Age Battery Acid rock Intense_3a.mp3
Ministry Burning Inside rock Intense_2a.mp3
Jeff Buckley Eternal Life rock Intense_2b.mp3
Jeff Buckley Kick Out The Jams rock Intense_4a.mp3
Queens of the Stone Age Quick And To The Pointless rock Intense_3b.mp3
Queens of the Stone Age Misfit Love rock Intense_1a.mp3
Radiohead Body Snatchers rock Intense_1b.mp3
Queen The Invisible Man rock Sophisticated_5b.mp3
Red Hot Chili Peppers Higher Ground rock Contemporary_3b.mp3
Rage Against the Machine Bombtrak rock Contemporary_3a.mp3
Beastie Boys Sabotage rock Contemporary_5b.mp3
The Stooges Down on the Street rock Intense_4b.mp3
Radiohead Electioneering rock Intense_5a.mp3
Primus Jerry was a Race Car Driver rock Contemporary_4a.mp3
Ozomatli Saturday Night rock Contemporary_5a.mp3
The Police Wrapped Around Your Finger rock Sophisticated_2b.mp3
Queen Under Pressure rock Contemporary_1a.mp3
Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love rock Unpretentious_4a.mp3
Prince When Doves Cry rock Contemporary_1b.mp3
The Doobie Brothers Listen to the Music rock Mellow_3b.mp3
Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimmie Three Steps rock Unpretentious_4b.mp3
Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb rock Sophisticated_2a.mp3