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reviewed by Robert L.Thorndike - 1963

coverTitle: Psychometrika
Author(s): R. C. Wilson, J. P. Guilford, P. R. Christensen, D. J. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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THE PAST DECADE HAS witnessed a marked upsurge of interest and publication in the general field of creativity. Some of this interest has focused on developing more fully the creative potential of every pupil, but even more interest has been directed at identifying those who appear outstanding in creativity or in potential for creative work, in studying and understanding these individuals, and in providing optimum conditions for their development. Among the most active workers in this field have been Guilford and his associates, McKinnon and the group at the University of California's Institute of Personality Assessment, Getzels and Jackson, and Torrance. All of these investigators assert with some vehemence that creativity is different and distinct from the type of abstract intelligence that is measured by our established intelligence and scholastic aptitude tests. In support of this, they point to the quite modest correlations that they obtain between conventional intelligence tests and... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 5, 1963, p. 422-422
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3011, Date Accessed: 6/1/2020 2:47:33 AM

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