Gender differences in creative thinking: behavioral and fMRI findings

  title={Gender differences in creative thinking: behavioral and fMRI findings},
  author={Anna Abraham and Kristin Thybusch and Karoline Pieritz and Christiane Hermann},
  journal={Brain Imaging and Behavior},
Gender differences in creativity have been widely studied in behavioral investigations, but this topic has rarely been the focus of neuroscientific research. The current paper presents follow-up analyses of a previous fMRI study (Abraham et al., Neuropsychologia 50(8):1906–1917, 2012b), in which behavioral and brain function during creative conceptual expansion as well as general divergent thinking were explored. Here, we focus on gender differences within the same sample. Conceptual expansion… CONTINUE READING
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