The Relations of Gender and Personality Traits on Different Creativities: A Dual-Process Theory Account

  title={The Relations of Gender and Personality Traits on Different Creativities: A Dual-Process Theory Account},
  author={Wei-Lun Lin and K. Y. Hsu and Hsueh-Chih Chen and J. Wang},
  journal={Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts},
  • Wei-Lun Lin, K. Y. Hsu, +1 author J. Wang
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts
  • In the present study we examine the ways in which gender and personality traits are related to divergent thinking and insight problem solving. According to the dual-process theory account of creativity, we propose that gender and personality traits might influence the ease and choice of the processing mode and, hence, affect 2 creativity measures in different ways. Over 300 participants’ responses on the Abbreviated Torrance Test for Adults (Chen, 2006), HEXACO Personality Inventory (Ashton… CONTINUE READING
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