Gerard J. Puccio

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Kirton has put forward a theory of creativity style in which he maintains that people with more adaptive or more innovative orientations possess equal creative potential. The purpose of this study was to compare Kirton's explicit theory with laypersons' implicit theories of creativity. Laypersons and students were asked to read descriptions of adaptors and(More)
The relationship between person-environment fit and stress was examined for two samples of university students (N = 55 and 79). The Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory (KAI) was modified to assess the students' perceptions of the adaptor-innovator style required by their course, the styles they exhibited in the course, and their ideal style preferences. To(More)
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