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Pürgstaller, Esther – Creativity Research Journal, 2021
A central key-component in children's dance education is the promotion of creativity. This involves movement exploration, experimenting, and improvising with movement material, composing, and choreographing. These are necessary prerequisites for aesthetic and artistic development. Valid domain-specific test instruments are needed for the…
Descriptors: Children, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Test Construction
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Phillips, Michelle E. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
The golden section has become a well-known concept in the study and practice of music. However, no study has examined why the golden section may have become so popular in both music practice and analysis. The meta-analysis reported here reveals that the golden section has been related to one or more pieces of music in 113 items of published…
Descriptors: Music Education, Mathematical Concepts, Aesthetics, Musical Composition
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Cho, Ji Young; Lee, Jaesik; Yoo, Jaewoo – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Identifying formal attributes of creative interior design and any differences in such perceptions according to one's culture and expertise can reveal underlying patterns in visual perception. This article reports a cross-cultural study of creativity, preference, and formal attributes of interior design evaluated by 158 participants from different…
Descriptors: Creativity, Preferences, Visual Perception, Interior Design
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Acar, Selcuk; Burnett, Cyndi; Cabra, John F. – Creativity Research Journal, 2017
In spite of voluminous research into the nature of creativity, the definition of the term is still highly controversial. Much of the work in this area has focused on the questions of what, and how many, factors should form the definition. This study took an empirical approach to the question considering the various perspectives such as the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Definitions, Aesthetics
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Cropley, Arthur – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
Creativity is surrounded by a cluster of long-held beliefs--referred to here as "myths"--which regard it as confined to aesthetic/spiritual domains and as a divine gift to a tiny few, and thus render it ineluctable, ineffable and inscrutable. As a result, treating it as part of normal psychological functioning and emphasizing its…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Creativity, Creative Thinking, Aesthetics
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Blazhenkova, Olesya; Kozhevnikov, Maria – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
This research is the first to examine different types of creativity dimensions in relation to different types of visualization on a team level, by comparing adolescences' teams of different specialization (visual artist, scientists, and humanities) during a complex creative task in an ecologically valid educational setting First, the difference…
Descriptors: Creativity, Visualization, Specialization, Comparative Analysis
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Kharkhurin, Anatoliy V. – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
The purpose of this theoretical article is to provide an extended definition of creativity that embraces potential cross-cultural variations in this construct. Creativity is defined as a 4-criterion construct, which includes attributes of novelty, utility, aesthetics, and authenticity. Novelty attribute stipulates that a creative work brings…
Descriptors: Creativity, Definitions, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Aesthetics
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Gordon, Josh; Gridley, Mark C. – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Seven excerpts of modern jazz piano improvisations were selected to represent a range of perceived complexities. Audio recordings of the excerpts were played for 27 listeners who were asked to indicate their level of enjoyment on 7-point scales. Indications of enjoyment followed an inverted-U when plotted against perceived complexity of the music.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Music Education, Aesthetics, Preferences
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Yi, Xinfa; Hu, Weiping; Scheithauer, Herbert; Niu, Weihua – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Empirical research on the relationship between culture and creativity has thus far yielded no consistent results. Investigations of the differences are mostly post-hoc, and results are inconclusive. A creativity-value-oriented theory is proposed to explain cultural differences, as an alternative to ethnic and language effects. This study was…
Descriptors: Creativity, Correlation, Cultural Influences, Asians
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Giannini, Anna Maria; Tizzani, Emanuela; Baralla, Francesca; Gurrieri, Grazia – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Aim of this work was to explore the impact of alexithymia on art works appreciation, to examine the influence of emotion regulation on art judgment. While observing a painting, the viewer's cognitive structure contains several types of information (semantic, episodic, and strategic) and is the repository of personal traits, motivations, and…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Aesthetics, Likert Scales, Art Products