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ERIC Number: EJ474288
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Why You Shouldn't Trust Creativity Tests.
Baer, John
Educational Leadership, v51 n4 p80-83 Dec-Jan 1993-94
Although divergent-thinking tests were once the most common creativity measure in psychological and educational research, their popularity among researchers is waning because of serious questions concerning validity. Recent research suggests that divergent-thinking test scores fail to predict real-world creativity. A task-specific approach may yield better results. (Contains 30 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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