ERIC Number: EJ555526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Theory of Mind and the Origin of Divergent Thinking.
Suddendorf, Thomas; Fletcher-Flinn, Claire M.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v31 n3 p169-79 3rd Qtr 1997
Forty New Zealand children (ages 3-4) were given false-belief and creativity tasks to investigate whether those with a Theory of Mind outlook are better at searching their own minds for creative answers. The numbers of appropriate and original responses in the creativity test correlated positively with performance on false-belief tasks. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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