Alexander P. Christensen

There are 5 included publications by Alexander P. Christensen :

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Creative fixation is no laughing matter: The effects of funny and unfunny examples on humor production 2018 52 How do people come up with humorous ideas? In creative cognition research, exposure to good examples sometimes causes fixation (people get “stuck” on the examples) but other times sparks inspiration (people's responses are more creative). The present...
Network structure of the Wisconsin Schizotypy Scales—Short Forms: Examining psychometric filtering approaches 2018 63 Schizotypy is a multidimensional construct that provides a useful framework for understanding the etiology, development, and risk for schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Past research has applied traditional methods, such as factor analysis, to uncover...
Remotely close associations: openness to experience and semantic memory structure 2017 327 Openness to experience—the enjoyment of novel experiences, ideas, and unconventional perspectives—has shown several connections to cognition that suggest open people might have different cognitive processes than those low in openness. People high in ...
Robust prediction of individual creative ability from brain functional connectivity 2018 185 People’s ability to think creatively is a primary means of technological and cultural progress, yet the neural architecture of the highly creative brain remains largely undefined. Here, we employed a recently developed method in functional brain imag...
Understanding inner music: A dimensional approach to musical imagery 2018 333 Musical imagery—hearing music inside your head that isn’t playing in the environment—is a common yet complex experience. To capture the diversity of musical imagery, the present research develops a new conceptual framework consisting of five dimensio...