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ERIC Number: EJ897018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1041-6080
Intelligence, General Knowledge and Personality as Predictors of Creativity
Batey, Mark; Furnham, Adrian; Safiullina, Xeniya
Learning and Individual Differences, v20 n5 p532-535 Oct 2010
This study sought to examine the contribution of fluid intelligence, general knowledge and Big Five personality traits in predicting four indices of creativity: Divergent Thinking (DT) fluency, Rated DT, Creative Achievement and Self-Rated creativity and a combined Total Creativity variable. When creativity was assessed by DT test, the consistent predictor was fluid intelligence. When creativity was assessed in terms of achievement or self-rating, personality variables were consistently predictive. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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