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ERIC Number: ED015123
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1956
Pages: 276
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE 1955 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF CREATIVE SCIENTIFIC TALENT (1ST, BRIGHTON, AUGUST 27-30, 1955.)
TAYLOR, CALVIN W.
PAPERS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT OF A 1955 CONFERENCE ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF CREATIVE SCIENCE TALENT. MOST PAPERS DEAL WITH THE THEORETICAL INTERPRETATION OF CREATIVITY AND ITS MEASUREMENT. SOME ARE REVIEWS OF RESEARCH RELATED TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF CREATIVE INDIVIDUALS AND PROCEDURES USED BY VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN THIS ACTIVITY. MAJOR THEMES OF THE FORMER INCLUDE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CREATIVITY AND (1) INTELLIGENCE FACTORS, (2) PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS, (3) ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS, AND (4) INDIVIDUAL EXPRESSION ABILITY. OTHERS DESCRIBE (1) THE SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON CREATIVITY, (2) PROCESSES INVOLVED IN CREATIVE THOUGHT, (3) METHODS OF DETERMINING PRODUCTIVE CREATIVITY, AND (4) PROBLEMS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF SCIENTIFIC TALENT. DESCRIPTIONS OF PROCEDURES USED IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF CREATIVE TALENT AMONG ENGINEERS AND PROSPECTIVE MILITARY INSTRUCTORS ARE INCLUDED. ALL PAPERS REPORT COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS FROM PARTICIPANTS. SEVERAL COMMITTEE REPORTS AND AN EXTENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PRESS, BUILDING 303, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84112. (AG)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah Univ., Salt Lake City.
Identifiers: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION; STRONG VOCATIONAL INTEREST BLANK; UNIVERSITY OF UTAH