Intelligence, general knowledge and personality as predictors of creativity

  title={Intelligence, general knowledge and personality as predictors of creativity},
  author={M. Batey and A. Furnham and Xeniya Safiullina},
  journal={Learning and Individual Differences},
  • M. Batey, A. Furnham, Xeniya Safiullina
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • This study sought to examine the contribution of fluid intelligence, general knowledge and Big Five personality traits in predicting four indices of creativity: Divergent Thinking (DT) fluency, Rated DT, Creative Achievement and Self-Rated creativity and a combined Total Creativity variable. When creativity was assessed by DT test, the consistent predictor was fluid intelligence. When creativity was assessed in terms of achievement or self-rating, personality variables were consistently… CONTINUE READING
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