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ERIC Number: EJ824726
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISSN: ISSN-0734-2829
Divergent Thinking and Interview Ratings
Batey, Mark; Rawles, Richard; Furnham, Adrian
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, v27 n1 p57-67 2009
This study examined divergent thinking (DT) test scores of applicants taking part in a selection procedure for an undergraduate psychology degree (N = 370). Interviewers made six specific (creative intelligence, motivation, work habits, emotional stability, sociability, and social responsibility) and one overall recommendation rating on each candidate. Results show that trained interviewers could identify which applicants would receive greater scores for originality for DT test scores. The implications for the use of DT tests in selection are considered. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking