Why do I always have the best ideas? The role of idea quality in unconscious plagiarism.

@article{Perfect2008WhyDI,
  title={Why do I always have the best ideas? The role of idea quality in unconscious plagiarism.},
  author={Timothy John Perfect and Louisa-Jayne Stark},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={386-94}
}
Groups of individuals often work together to generate solutions to a problem. Subsequently, one member of the group can plagiarise another either by recalling that person's idea as their own (recall-own plagiarism), or by generating a novel solution that duplicates a previous idea (generate-new plagiarism). The current study examines the extent to which these forms of plagiarism are influenced by the quality of the ideas. Groups of participants initially generated ideas, prior to an elaboration… CONTINUE READING
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