ERIC Number: EJ317316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Creativity in Adulthood and Old Age: Relations to Intelligence, Sex and Mode of Testing.
Ruth, Jan-Erik; Birren, James E.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, v8 n1 p99-109 Mar 1985
Young adults, middle-aged, and old persons (n=150) participated in a study of creativity and age. Results showed age differences in creativity to the disadvantage of the old. Reduced speed of information processing, lower level of complexity, and decreased willingness to risk original solutions by age are offered as explanations. (Author/AS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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