Schizotypy versus openness and intelligence as predictors of creativity

  title={Schizotypy versus openness and intelligence as predictors of creativity},
  author={Geoffrey F. Miller and Ilanit R. Tal},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
Schizophrenia-spectrum risk alleles may persist in the population, despite their reproductive costs in individuals with schizophrenia, through the possible creativity benefits of mild schizotypy in non-psychotic relatives. To assess this creativity-benefit model, we measured creativity (using 6 verbal and 8 drawing tasks), schizotypy, Big Five personality traits, and general intelligence in 225 University of New Mexico students. Multiple regression analyses showed that openness and intelligence… Expand

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