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Kharkhurin, Anatoliy V. – Creativity Research Journal, 2017
The study initiated a project exploring a contribution of creative perception to creative behavior. This study investigated the factors in creative self-perception contributing to creative potential. Creative potential was operationalized as divergent thinking and measured by the Abbreviated Torrance Test for Adults. Creative self-perception was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests, Prediction
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Reisman, Fredricka; Keiser, Larry; Otti, Obinna – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
The Reisman Diagnostic Creativity Assessment (RDCA) is a free online self-report creativity assessment that provides immediate feedback to the user and is diagnostic, rather than predictive, with the focus on making the user aware of creative strengths and weaknesses. Several engineering and teacher education studies have included the RDCA over a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creativity Tests, Creative Development, Computer Oriented Programs
Gubbels, Joyce; Segers, Eliane; Keuning, Jos; Verhoeven, Ludo – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2016
The theory of triarchic intelligence posits that, in addition to the widely acknowledged analytical reasoning abilities, creative and practical abilities should be included in the assessments of intellectual capacities and identification of gifted students. To find support for such an approach, the present study examined the psychometric…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students, Correlation, Factor Analysis
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Sigirtmac, Ayperi Dikici – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
In recent years, chess training is offered as a compulsory elective course in some pre-schools, whereas it is not offered in some other pre-schools. There are children who attend chess clubs outside of schools. Chess is considered to be a game of intelligence, and its effects on individuals have been the subject of many researches. This study was…
Descriptors: Games, Creativity, Theory of Mind, Creative Development
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Cheng, Ya-Yun; Chien, Chin-Chen; Wang, Shiow-Jen – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2016
This study employs the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking to investigate the effects of accounting and business curriculums on students' verbal and figurative creativity via the Solomon four-group design. The subjects are accounting and business administration students in Taiwan, where these two curriculums are similar to their counterparts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Sener, Nilay; Türk, Cumhur; Tas, Erol – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of a science education project implemented in different learning environments on secondary school students' creative thinking skills and their attitudes to science lesson. Within this scope, a total of 50 students who participated in the nature education project in Samsun City in 2014 make up the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Students
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Acar, Selcuk; Runco, Mark A. – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
Tests of divergent thinking represent the most commonly used assessment of creative potential. Typically they are scored for total ideational output (fluency), ideational originality, and, sometimes, ideational flexibility. That scoring system provides little information about the underlying process and about the associations among ideas. It also…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity, Creativity Tests, Correlation
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Piffer, Davide; Hur, Yoon-Mi – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
Although creative achievement is a subject of much attention to lay people, the origin of individual differences in creative accomplishments remain poorly understood. This study examined genetic and environmental influences on creative achievement in an adult sample of 338 twins (mean age = 26.3 years; SD = 6.6 years). Twins completed the Creative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Creativity, Thinking Skills, Creative Thinking
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Fard, Adnan Eshrati; Asgary, Ali; Sarami, Gholam Reza; Zarekar, Akram – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
The current study aimed to identify the appropriate method of teaching creativity through comparing computer-based instruction with problem-solving instruction. A sample of 50 male students studying in the second grade of junior high school was chosen and divided into two equal groups. Both groups filled out the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Problem Solving, Creativity, Scores
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Fard, Adnan Eshrati; Bahador, Ali; Moghadam, Mahsa Nazemi; Rajabi, Hooman; Moradi, Alinoor Noor – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
The current study aimed at investigating the possible impact of the problem-solving method of instruction on the exceptional students' creativity. A sample of 50 male exceptional (Mild intellectual disability) students studying in the third grade of junior high school was chosen and divided into two equal groups. Both groups filled out the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mild Mental Retardation, Creativity, Teaching Methods
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Alsrour, Nadia H.; Al-Ali, Safa – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
This study examined the creative thinking in preschool children. The Thinking Creatively in Action and Movement test (TCAM) by Torrance 1981, was used to assess motor creativity. The study investigated whether there might be differences in creative thinking according to gender or age. A total of 562 children participated (260 girls and 302 boys)…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Creativity, Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking
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Alacapinar, Füsun G. – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem Statement: Creativity has been addressed by many scientists and thinkers. Among them, Guilfort regards creativity as the ability to generate new ideas, and relates it to intelligence. According to Thurstone, creativity must develop and be implemented within a theoretical framework, and a solution must result. Torrance thinks of creativity…
Descriptors: Creativity, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Lau, Sing; Cheung, Ping Chung; Lubart, Todd; Tong, Toby M. Y.; Chu, Dennis H. W. – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
This study examined possible bicultural effects on creative potential of children in four groups of Chinese and French children in Hong Kong and Paris. An international battery of widely used divergent measures (Wallach-Kogan Creativity Tests; WKCT) and newly constructed divergent-plus-integrative measures (Evaluation of Potential Creativity;…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Creativity, Asians, Comparative Analysis
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Bermejo, Rosario; Prieto, María Dolores; Fernández, Mari Carmen; Soto, Gloria; Sainz, Marta – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2013
Much attention has been paid to emotional intelligence and its correlations with other psychological constructs during the last few years. Nevertheless, studies focusing on emotionally intelligent persons are scarce. The present work aims to study the cognitive and creative profile of students who stand out for their high emotional intelligence. A…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Ability, Creativity, Secondary School Students
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Rodrigue, Amanda L.; Perkins, David R. – Creativity Research Journal, 2012
The literature on the connection between psychopathology and creativity is vast and recent research has focused on the relationship between the schizophrenic spectrum and creativity. The schizophrenic spectrum includes genetically related disorders that share certain symptom features. It has been suggested that schizotypal personality disorder, a…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Schizophrenia, Mental Disorders, Problem Solving
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