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A meta-analysis of 25 years of mood-creativity research: hedonic tone, activation, or regulatory focus?
This meta-analysis synthesized 102 effect sizes reflecting the relation between specific moods and creativity revealing that positive moods produce more creativity than mood-neutral controls, and negative, deactivating moods were not associated with creativity, but negative, activating moods with an avoidance motivation and a prevention focus were associated with lower creativity.
Hedonic tone and activation level in the mood-creativity link: toward a dual pathway to creativity model.
A dual pathway to creativity model is developed and tested, arguing that activating moods lead to more creative fluency and originality than do deactivating moods and that enhanced cognitive flexibility when tone is positive and because of enhanced persistence whentone is negative.
The dual pathway to creativity model: Creative ideation as a function of flexibility and persistence
The dual pathway to creativity model argues that creativity—the generation of original and appropriate ideas—is a function of cognitive flexibility and cognitive persistence, and that dispositional…
How the Group Affects the Mind: A Cognitive Model of Idea Generation in Groups
It is shown that turn taking and production blocking interferes with both stages of the process of group idea generation and cognitive failures are important determinants of brainstorming persistence, satisfaction, and enjoyment.
The routinization of innovation research: A constructively critical review of the state-of-the-science
Summary In this review we argue that facilitators of innovation at the individual, group, and organizational levels have been reliably identified, and that validated process models of innovation have…
Motivated Information Processing in Group Judgment and Decision Making
- C. D. De Dreu, B. Nijstad, D. van Knippenberg
- PsychologyPersonality and social psychology review : an…
- 1 February 2008
The MIP-G model integrates the influence of many individual and situational differences and combines insight on human thinking with group-level interaction process and decision making and drives the kind of information group members attend to, encode, and retrieve.
Cognitive stimulation and interference in groups: Exposure effects in an idea generation task
Group creativity: Innovation through collaboration
1. Group creativity: An Introduction PART I: GROUP PROCESS AND CREATIVITY 2. The constraining effects of initial ideas 3. Diversity and creativity in work groups 4. Better than individuals? The…
Working Memory Benefits Creative Insight, Musical Improvisation, and Original Ideation Through Maintained Task-Focused Attention
- C. D. De Dreu, B. Nijstad, M. Baas, Inge Wolsink, Marieke Roskes
- PsychologyPersonality & social psychology bulletin
- 2 February 2012
The authors conclude that working memory capacity (WMC) benefits creativity because it enables the individual to maintain attention focused on the task and prevents undesirable mind wandering.