Improving Creative Problem-Solving in a Sample of Third Culture Kids

  title={Improving Creative Problem-Solving in a Sample of Third Culture Kids},
  author={Young Ju Lee and Sherry K. Bain and R. Steve McCallum},
  journal={School Psychology International},
  pages={449 - 463}
We investigated the effects of divergent thinking training (with explicit instruction) on problem-solving tasks in a sample of Third Culture Kids (Useem and Downie, 1976). We were specifically interested in whether the children's originality and fluency in responding increased following instruction, not only on classroom-based worksheets and the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT; Torrance, 1990), but also on activities related to real-world dilemmas. Our treatment group of 15 children… 

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