Theories On - Theories On Creativity qWhy is it so hard to change Self skepticism o"I cant change I am who I am o"I dont want to change 9:43:00 AM

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06/09/2007 10:43:00 qWhy is it so hard to change? Self skepticism o “I cant change” “ I am who I am” o “I don’t want to change” others skepticism o those closest to you will often be the ones who prevent you from changing high standards The Psychometric Tradition study of how we can evaluate and measure creativity suggested by E. Paul Torrence o Torrance Test of Creative Thinking Intelligence – person is knowledgeable Intellect – person is able to use that knowledge How the TTCT test is scored o Fluency – total # of responses to question o Flexibility - # of different categories represented by responses o Originality – statistical rarity of responses compared to others o Elaboration – detail in responses The cognivite tradition Seeks to understand the mental process of creaitivty J.P. Guilford, psychologist and scholar o “Structure of Intellect” Model, 1967 convergent thinking o
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ADV 316 taught by Professor Avni during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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