Preschool Pretend Play Behaviors and Early Adolescent Creativity.

@inproceedings{Mullineaux2009PreschoolPP,
  title={Preschool Pretend Play Behaviors and Early Adolescent Creativity.},
  author={Paula Y. Mullineaux and Lisabeth Fisher DiLalla},
  year={2009}
}
Individual differences in creativity across the lifespan have been identified, but little research has focused on the development of creativity during early adolescence. This project examined individual differences on two measures of creativity in early adolescence as well as the predictability of adolescent creativity from pretend play behaviors during the preschool years. Realistic role-play behavior was assessed at age 5 for 127 children who later completed two creative thinking tasks (TCT… CONTINUE READING

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