The nature of creativity: The roles of genetic factors, personality traits, cognitive abilities, and environmental sources.

@article{Kandler2016TheNO,
  title={The nature of creativity: The roles of genetic factors, personality traits, cognitive abilities, and environmental sources.},
  author={Christian Kandler and Rainer Riemann and Alois Angleitner and Frank M. Spinath and Peter Borkenau and Lars Penke},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={230-49}
}
This multitrait multimethod twin study examined the structure and sources of individual differences in creativity. According to different theoretical and metrological perspectives, as well as suggestions based on previous research, we expected 2 aspects of individual differences, which can be described as perceived creativity and creative test performance. We hypothesized that perceived creativity, reflecting typical creative thinking and behavior, should be linked to specific personality… CONTINUE READING