Making Sense Of Creativity And Conceptual Performance

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Making sense of Creativity and Conceptual Performance In this first summary paper I will focus on the article called “Looking Inside the Fishbowl of Creativity: Verbal and Behavioral Predictors of Creative Performance,” written by John Ruscio, Dean M. Whitney, and Teresa M. Amabile. I will break this summary paper to three headings focused first on the preliminary of the research based upon educated guesses by the researching authors, second the research conducted to answer the questions pertaining to creativity and performance, then lastly with heading three, the outcomes of the experiment. What can we say before the test? With any research, there has to be a hypothesis of the outcomes expected. Ruscio, Whitney, and Amabile questioned…show more content…
Additionally, personalities with stronger constitutions tend to adapt with more ease to take in account more possibilities. Thus, expanding their problem solving repertoire to more substantial outcomes. Testing the question 1 The researchers, wanting to answer the question: Is there any correlation of motivation and creativity so they came up with some tests to prove if their hypothesis was right. They first came up with a pre-test that asked over 151 college students who were volunteers, below the graduate level questions related to how they formulate ideas pertaining to solving answers to their everyday lives, along with a short consult. This is a troublesome task in itself because the person, or persons being tested on their life questions could feel too embarrassed to answer the questions honestly, and falsify their answer making it harder to formulate their research. Also, by have an inner dialog a certain type of question can have an effect of the outcome because one has to take in account of what has been going on during the assessment combining it all together whether the task was hard, easy, or the participant was just not really interested. Another way that a test questioner can fail to gather the best information is if the questions are not set up in categories to more formulate the hypothesis. Asking questions in related areas can easily formulate the answers more quickly, easily, and can be more succinct. A way to limit this anomaly is to ask the
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