Psychology 365 Lecture 32 (April 13) posted

Psychology 365 Lecture 32 (April 13) posted - Outline...

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Outline Creativity (Chapter 14) Measuring Creativity Expertise and Creativity Stages of Creativity Incubation Reading for today: Chapter 14 Reading for next lecture: Chapter 15
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What makes something creative? A creative discovery is novel and valuable or useful Can anyone be creative? Hayes (1989): Need slightly above average intelligence Need expertise in a discipline BUT no cognitive abilities separate creative and non-creative people Creativity
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Creativity = looking at things in a different way thinking of unusual uses thinking of unusual solutions in associative network model, creativity = making new connections Creative process = finding ways to bridge different problem spaces/domains of knowledge Creativity
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Mednick & Mednick (1967) Remote Associations Test (RAT) RIVER NOTE BLOOD BOARD DUCK DOLLAR FILE HEAD TOE BOILED LID FLOWER BALL MALARIA BUTTER CLASS STAGE SOCCER Measuring Creativity
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Wiley (1998): Does expertise prevent solvers from reaching
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course PSYCH 365 taught by Professor Penny during the Fall '09 term at University of Calgary.

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