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Niaz, Mansoor; De Nunez, Grecia Saud – Journal of Creative Behavior, 1991
This study investigated 137 Venezuelan college freshmen's performance on the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking as a function of field dependence or independence as well as "field mobility." Findings indicated that the most mobile students performed best on creativity tests whereas "fixed" students performed better on tests of…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Style, College Students, Creative Development
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Niaz, Mansoor; De Nunez, Grecia Saud; De Pineda, Isangela Ruiz – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2000
Students at a Venezuela high school were tested to determine creativity, cognitive variables, and academic performance. Multiple regression analyses showed that the mobility-fixity dimension was the most consistent predictor of academic performance with creativity scores also explaining variance between subject areas. Results suggest the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Ability, Creativity, Curriculum