Social psychology of creativity: A consensual assessment technique.

@article{Amabile1982SocialPO,
  title={Social psychology of creativity: A consensual assessment technique.},
  author={T. M. Amabile},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={1982},
  volume={43},
  pages={997-1013}
}
  • T. M. Amabile
  • Published 1 November 1982
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Although personality research has made much progress in developing an individual-difference psychology of creativity, the nature of this phenomenon can only be fully illuminated if a social psychology of creativity is developed as well. Yet experimental studies of social and environmental influences on creativity are extremely rare. A major obstacle to such research is the criterion problem: the lack of a clear operational definition and an appropriate assessment methodology. For a variety of… 

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