Relationship between Divergent Thinking and Intelligence: An Empirical Study of the Threshold Hypothesis with Chinese Children

@inproceedings{Shi2017RelationshipBD,
  title={Relationship between Divergent Thinking and Intelligence: An Empirical Study of the Threshold Hypothesis with Chinese Children},
  author={Baoguo Shi and Lijing Wang and Jiahui Yang and Mengpin Zhang and Li Xu},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2017}
}
The threshold hypothesis is a classical and notable explanation for the relationship between creativity and intelligence. However, few empirical examinations of this theory exist, and the results are inconsistent. To test this hypothesis, this study investigated the relationship between divergent thinking (DT) and intelligence with a sample of 568 Chinese children aged between 11 and 13 years old using testing and questionnaire methods. The study focused on the breakpoint of intelligence and… CONTINUE READING
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