ERIC Number: EJ208177
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Experimental Studies of Incubation: Searching for the Elusive.
Olton, Robert M.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v13 n1 p9-22 1979
The author discusses the phenomenon of incubation in creative problem solving, distinguishes it from "creative worrying" and "tip of the tongue" experiences, and reviews research to indicate a lack of evidence of incubation's existence in well-controlled studies. Note: For related information, see EC 120 232-238. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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