The creativity quotient: An objective scoring of ideational fluency

  title={The creativity quotient: An objective scoring of ideational fluency},
  author={A. Snyder and J. Mitchell and T. Bossomaier and G. Pallier},
  journal={Creativity Research Journal},
  pages={415 - 419}
  • A. Snyder, J. Mitchell, +1 author G. Pallier
  • Published 2004
  • Creativity Research Journal
  • Abstract: A classical test for accessing the potential creativity of an individual is based on ideational fluency, where a person is asked to generate all possible uses for a familiar item like a piece of paper. In scoring the results, it is intuitive that the suggested uses should not be weighted equally. Those suggested in radically different categories are “worth more”; than those suggested within the same category only. We used information theory to derive a simple mathematical expression… CONTINUE READING


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