ERIC Number: EJ562620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Task Demands and Generative Thinking: What Changes and What Remains the Same?
Ward, Thomas B.; Sifonis, Cynthia M.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v31 n4 p245-59 4th Qtr 1997
This study examined the impact of three conditions on how subjects (105 college students) generated ideas about imaginary extraterrestrials. Results are discussed in terms of constraints on innovation, ways of overcoming those constraints, and the general tendency for new ideas to preserve many of the central properties of existing concepts. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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