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Creative Diversity: Patterns in the Creative Habits of ~10,000 People

  title={Creative Diversity: Patterns in the Creative Habits of ~10,000 People},
  author={Eric L Berlow and Spencer Canon and Kaustuv DeBiswas and David Gurman and Shawna Jacoby and Lizbet Simmons and A. Walshe and Rich Williams and Tiffany Yuan and Mark A. Runco},
Despite popular media interest in uncovering the “creative habits” of successful people, there is a surprising paucity of empirical research on the diversity of tendencies and preferences people have when engaged in creative work. We developed a simple survey that characterized 42 creative habits along 21 independent dimensions. Data from 9,633 respondents revealed seven “Creative Species,” or clusters of people with combinations of creative habits that tend to cooccur more than expected by… 

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