Where is the “g” in creativity? A specialization–differentiation hypothesis

@inproceedings{Barbot2014WhereIT,
  title={Where is the “g” in creativity? A specialization–differentiation hypothesis},
  author={Baptiste Barbot and Pablo P. L. Tinio},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Unlike the construct of intelligence operationalized by the g-factor, there is limited evidence suggesting that creativity is a domain-general (i.e., as opposed to domain-specific) and a generalized (i.e., unitary) construct. However, there is a common and implicit g-factor view of creativity that potentially stems from the assumption that creativity represents an ability normally distributed in the human population (i.e., following a Gaussian distribution), ranging from everyday manifestations… CONTINUE READING