ERIC Number: ED049292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Computer Simulation of Human Behavior: Assessment of Creativity.
Greene, John F.
The major purpose of this study is to further the development of procedures which minimize current limitations of creativity instruments, thus yielding a reliable and functional means for assessing creativity. Computerized content analysis and multiple regression are employed to simulate the creativity ratings of trained judges. The computerized scoring procedure is evaluated in a cross-validation sample. The methodological problems of establishing a reliable criterion and generating parsimonious forced prediction models through predictor stability analysis are emphasized, and possible solutions are explored. Support for the proposed solutions and empirical validation are incorporated in the study. The forced model results are regarded as tentative and should be tested on a new sample. Bibliography and statistical data are included. (Author/AE)
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Computer Programs, Correlation, Creativity, Creativity Research, Creativity Tests, Models, Multiple Regression Analysis, Predictive Measurement, Predictor Variables, Rating Scales, Reliability, Research Methodology, Scoring, Simulation, Statistical Analysis, Validity
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers: Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking
Note: From the Symposium on "Multiple Regression Prediction Models in the Behavioral Sciences"; presented at the Annual Meeting of the AERA, New York, New York, February 1971