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Cheng, Vivian M. Y. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
Creativity in teaching is a significant and complex construct. However, in the local educational context, creativity in teaching has received little attention. This study aimed to investigate the validity, practicality, and benefits of applying a modified consensual assessment technique (CAT) to assess creativity in teaching design. Four hundred…
Descriptors: Creativity, Design, Creative Teaching, Validity
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Ovington, Linda A.; Saliba, Anthony J.; Moran, Carmen C.; Goldring, Jeremy; MacDonald, Jasmine B. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
While there are well-known anecdotes and documented insight cases by renowned scientists and inventors, little is known about the experiences of insight in the general population. The present study aimed to determine peoples' self-reported experience of insight in their daily lives. Using an online questionnaire, responses were obtained from 1,114…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity, Questionnaires, Questioning Techniques
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Simonton, Dean Keith – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
I argue that any attempt to define creative ideas cannot fully succeed without also defining uncreative ideas. This argument begins by defining three parameters that characterize a potentially creative thought: the idea's initial probability (p), the final utility (u), and the creator's prior knowledge of that utility (v). The three parameters…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Thinking, Creative Activities
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Sardana, Deepak – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
The importance of a 'cultural industry' to a national economy and the development of a "creative society" has grown increasingly. However, research on cultural entrepreneurship is in its early stages and is yet to catch the attention of mainstream entrepreneurship and creativity scholars. In this article the objective is to enhance our…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Qualitative Research, Indians
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McCaffrey, Tony – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
A new visual representation for insight problems permits 22 new quantitative measures; which leads to a detailed diagnosis of a person's (or team's) creative weaknesses; which then leads to prescribing targeted, effective counter-techniques for each weakness. Currently, only two measures are consistently used for insight problem solving: the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Problem Solving, Creativity Tests, Teaching Methods
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Glicksohn, Joseph; Boikova, Ola – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
When depression alternates with mania, as in a bipolar affective disorder, creativity might be enhanced. To investigate this, we employed a single-subject design, looking at both affective space and the spectral covariation of mood and creativity in a participant presenting with bipolar affective disorder. The study was conducted over a period of…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Creativity, Depression (Psychology), Mental Disorders
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Tang, Min; Werner, Christian; Cao, Guikang; Tumasjan, Andranik; Shen, Jiliang; Shi, Jiannong; Spörrle, Matthias – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
Two studies comparing Chinese and German samples by using work-related verbal creativity tasks examined the role of culture in creative expression thereby also exploring culture's potential influence on creativity judgements. In Study 1, German participants (N = 60) scored higher than Chinese respondents (N = 60) in a work-related unusual uses…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Comparative Analysis, Creativity, Creativity Tests
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Sawyer, R. Keith – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
This paper reports on an interview study with MFA students in two different full-time MFA degree programs in painting. The interviews were conducted as part of two ethnographic studies, each one academic year in length, of art and design schools at two U.S. universities. The goal was to explore the extended process whereby MFA student artists, in…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Fine Arts, Artists, Art Education
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Gu, Jibao; Chen, Zhi; Huang, Qian; Liu, Hefu; Huang, Shenglan – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
An inter-organizational team, which consists of diverse members from different organizations to conduct an initiative, has been widely treated as a critical method to improve organizational innovation. This study proposes a multilevel model to test the relationship between shared leadership and creativity at both team- and individual level in the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Institutional Cooperation, Organizational Change, Leadership Styles
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Xu, Sen; Jiang, Xueting; Walsh, Ian J. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
In this paper, we explain the influence of co-worker trust on the effect of employees' openness to experience on their perceptions of their own creativity. We surveyed 199 working professionals in Ireland and found that openness to experience was positively associated with both employees' perceptions of their radical creativity and incremental…
Descriptors: Creativity, Work Experience, Trust (Psychology), Collegiality
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Gralewski, Jacek; Karwowski, Maciej – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
We examine the structure of implicit theories of creativity among Polish high schools teachers and the role those theories play for the accuracy of teachers' assessment of their students' creativity. Latent class analysis revealed the existence of four classes of teachers, whose perception of a creative student differed: two of these classes…
Descriptors: Creativity, Recognition (Achievement), Educational Theories, Teacher Expectations of Students
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Jiang, Hui; Zhang, Qing-Pu; Zhou, Yang – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
To assess the dynamical effects of creative interaction networks on team creativity evolution, this paper elaborates a theoretical framework that links the key elements of creative interaction networks, including node, edge and network structure, to creativity in teams. The process of team creativity evolution is divided into four phases,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Longitudinal Studies, Teamwork, Networks
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Hill, Gillian; Kemp, Shelly M. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
This study takes a novel qualitative approach to the investigation of everyday insight experience. It offers ecological validation to findings principally rendered, prior to this research, from a quantitative, cognitive standpoint. In addition, it considers emotional as well as cognitive components of insight. Participants were given different (or…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Counseling Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Intuition
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Pan, Xuan; Yu, Huihong – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
The relationship between creativity and executive control has long been controversial. Some researchers view creative thinking as a defocused process with little executive control involvement, whereas others claim that executive control plays a vital role in creative thinking. In this study, we focused on one subcomponent of executive control,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Intelligence, Correlation, Creative Thinking
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Haavold, Per Øystein – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
In this exploratory study, a theoretical model proposed by Sriraman (2005) consisting of five theoretical principles for optimizing creativity in a K-12 setting was investigated empirically. This was accomplished in two steps. In the first study, the five principles were operationalized by generating a questionnaire consisting of 45 items intended…
Descriptors: Models, Mathematics, Creativity, Factor Analysis
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