Metaphor Comprehension in Low and High Creative Individuals

  title={Metaphor Comprehension in Low and High Creative Individuals},
  author={Yoed N. Kenett and Rinat Gold and Miriam Faust},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
The comprehension of metaphors involves the ability to activate a broader, more flexible set of semantic associations in order to integrate the meanings of the weakly related parts of the metaphor into a meaningful linguistic expression. Previous findings point to a relation between levels of creativity and efficiency in processing metaphoric expressions, as measured by reaction times (RTs) and error rates. Furthermore, recent studies have found that more creative individuals exhibit a… CONTINUE READING

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