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ERIC Number: EJ549050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-0419
In Search of the Creative Personality: Arnheim Award Address to Division 10 of the American Psychological Association.
Helson, Ravenna
Creativity Research Journal, v9 n4 p295-306 1996
Review of the research literature on the characteristics of creative individuals finds them to be concentrated in artistic and investigative occupations. Individuals in different arts and investigative fields differed considerably in personality traits, and more creative individuals did not differ from the less creative in the same ways across samples. Creative individuals did share strong symbolic interests, independence, and high aspirations. (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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