Creativity and working memory capacity in sports: working memory capacity is not a limiting factor in creative decision making amongst skilled performers

@inproceedings{Furley2015CreativityAW,
  title={Creativity and working memory capacity in sports: working memory capacity is not a limiting factor in creative decision making amongst skilled performers},
  author={Philip Furley and Daniel Memmert},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2015}
}
The goal of the study was to investigate the relationship between domain-general working memory capacity and domain-specific creativity amongst experienced soccer players. We administered the automated operation span task in combination with a domain-specific soccer creativity task to a group of 61 experienced soccer players to address the question whether an athlete's domain-specific creativity is restricted by their domain-general cognitive abilities (i.e., working memory capacity). Given… CONTINUE READING
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Creativity and working memory capacity in sports: working memory capacity is not a limiting factor in creative decision making amongst skilled performers

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  • Front. Psychol. 6:115
  • 2015