Creativity, Intelligence, and Personality: A Critical Review of the Scattered Literature

  title={Creativity, Intelligence, and Personality: A Critical Review of the Scattered Literature},
  author={M. Batey and A. Furnham},
  journal={Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs},
  pages={355 - 429}
  • M. Batey, A. Furnham
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs
  • The authors examined the relations among intelligence, personality, and creativity. They consider the concept and definition of creativity in conjunction with the qualifications that researchers in the field have suggested. The present authors briefly refer to historiometric studies but focus on psychometric intelligence and its relations to tests of divergent thinking (DT) and ratings of creativity. The authors consider the relation between personality and creativity in the context of… CONTINUE READING
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