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Todd, E. Michelle; Higgs, Cory A.; Mumford, Michael D. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Although scholars have identified many variables that contribute to creative problem-solving, less attention has been given to variables that might lead to failure in creative problem-solving. One set of variables that might lead to poor performance in creative problem-solving efforts may be found in various decision biases. In this study, the…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Creativity, Prediction, Decision Making
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Zhao, Yanmei; Zhang, Zhengtang; Xu, Wenjian; Zhang, Qinglin – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Although research from a range of fields indicates the importance of innovation for progress in those fields, there is not yet a set of best practices for promoting insights that lead to scientific innovation. This article proposes and tests the hypothesis that function-construction maps based on prototype and heuristic theory lead to increased…
Descriptors: Innovation, Scientific Research, Creativity, Best Practices
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Wu, Ching-Lin; Chen, Hsueh-Chih – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Both creativity and humor are high-level cognitive functions and complex concepts. Although creativity and humor are generally deemed positively correlated, it has been difficult to explicitly identify their relationship with each other. The cognitive process of creativity includes divergent thinking, insight, and remote association, whereas humor…
Descriptors: Creativity, Humor, Cognitive Ability, Correlation
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Ruggiero, F.; Cortese, F.; Lavazza, A.; D'Urso, G.; Di Nuzzo, C.; Marceglia, S.; Pravettoni, G; Priori, A.; Ferrucci, R. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Creativity is considered to be one of the most important characteristics that humans possess. It emerges from fundamental cognitive operations and the activation of specific brain regions. In several neurological disorders, such as frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Parkinson's disease (PD), creativity plays an important role in diagnosis and…
Descriptors: Diseases, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Creativity, Clinical Diagnosis
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Wang, Zhengyan; Dong, Shuyang – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Autonomy is one of the core motivators of children's creativity and (non)compliance. But it is less known how children's (non)compliance links to later creative potential and how maternal parenting behaviors contribute to those links. This article, as part of a longitudinal study, tested whether preschoolers' committed compliance and…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Personal Autonomy
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Carter, Christina; Hass, Richard W.; Charfadi, Melissa; Dinzeo, Thomas J. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
This study explored the relationship between schizotypy, hypomania, and indicators of creativity in 152 adult undergraduate students. We were interested in exploring a possible inverted U-shaped relationship between mental illness and creativity where moderate (vs. high or low) amounts of pathology are associated with facilitating creative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Schizophrenia, Creativity, Undergraduate Students
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Tan, Chee-Seng; Tan, Soon-Aun; Mohd Hashim, Intan Hashimah; Lee, Mah-Ngee; Ong, Anna Wen-Huey; Yaacob, Siti nor Binti – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Many studies have found that creativity tends to promote happiness, but the underlying mechanism remains unclear. This study proposed and tested a serial mediation model to investigate the relationships among creativity, problem solving, stress, and happiness on emerging adults and adolescents (N = 1,146). It is hypothesized that creativity is…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Correlation, Creativity, Psychological Patterns
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Trnka, Radek; Cabelkova, Inna; Kuška, Martin; Nikolai, Tomas – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Little is known about the relationship between emotional creativity and age-related cognitive decline. This study explored how deficits in some cognitive abilities are related to emotional creativity, i.e., cognitive abilities relating to originality and appropriateness in emotional experience. One hundred and eighty-seven older adults (mean…
Descriptors: Creativity, Older Adults, Correlation, Aging (Individuals)
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Toader, Andra F.; Cantner, Uwe; Kessler, Thomas – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
This study developed a model of team mental models' influence on team adaptive performance at different stages. It proposed that mental models have different relationships with adaptive performance as a function of the performance stage when teams experience changes: early on (i.e., during situation assessment) more divergent mental models are…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Teamwork, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries
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Delany, Danielle E.; Cheung, Rebecca R. M.; Takahashi, Yusuke; Cheung, Cecilia S. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Our research examined whether adolescents in the United States, China, and Japan differed in their conceptions of a creative person. Participants were American (n = 321), Chinese (n = 235), and Japanese (n = 393) adolescents in 7th and 8th grades who completed surveys at 3 time points. Using an open-ended questionnaire, adolescents were asked to…
Descriptors: Creativity, Grade 7, Grade 8, Cross Cultural Studies
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Zhang, Wei; Sun, Sunny Li; Jiang, Yuan; Zhang, Wenyao – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
This study extends the research on the creative work process in teams by integrating personality traits, knowledge-sharing behavior, and transformational leadership. Analyses of multisource data from 347 members of 53 creative teams in 26 firms reveal the associations between heterogeneity of openness to experience in teams and team creativity…
Descriptors: Creativity, Personality Traits, Transformational Leadership, Teamwork
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Jauk, Emanuel; Eberhardt, Lisa; Koschmieder, Corinna; Diedrich, Jennifer; Pretsch, Jürgen; Benedek, Mathias; Neubauer, Aljoscha C. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
This article introduces a new scale for the assessment of Appreciation for Creative Personality (ACP). The ACP scale is a brief 13-item forced-choice measure that assesses interindividual differences in the preference for interacting with creative people. ACP is considered an important factor of creative climate at the level of interpersonal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Personality, Creativity
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Blanco-Herrera, Jorge A.; Gentile, Douglas A.; Rokkum, Jeffrey N. – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Although many studies have focused on aggression or visual-spatial cognition effects of video games, the problem-solving aspects have been largely ignored. This study sought to expand the existing literature on video game effects by focusing on a rarely-tested outcome: creative production. As a game with few rules and a high amount of player…
Descriptors: Video Games, Creativity, Undergraduate Students, Television Viewing
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Tsegaye, Wondwossen; Su, Qin; Malik, Maria – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Even though the literature has widely examined culture's effect on nations' creativity and innovation level, it has done little to address the system theory's perspective. However, as proponents of the system theory have argued, nations' creativity and innovation is the cumulative effort of the various stakeholders who operate as a system, so any…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Organizational Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Creativity
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Khorakian, Alireza; Mohammadi Shahroodi, Hamed; Jahangir, Mostafa; Nikkhah Farkhani, Zahra – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Public organizations are in continuous need of innovation in their products, services, and processes in order to grow and survive. Innovative work behaviors play important role in employee innovation in these organizations. The present study aimed to test the roles of ethical and knowledge sharing behaviors on innovative work behavior in public…
Descriptors: Work Attitudes, Sharing Behavior, Innovation, Government Employees
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