|Are intelligence and creativity really so different? Fluid intelligence, executive processes, and strategy use in divergent thinking.
||Contemporary creativity research views intelligence and creativity as essentially unrelated abilities, and many studies have found only modest correlations between them. The present research, based on improved approaches to creativity assessment and ...
|Are openness and intellect distinct aspects of openness to experience? A test of the O/I model.
||The Openness/Intellect (O/I) model proposes that Openness to Experience has two major facets—Openness and Intellect—that can be measured with the Big Five Aspect Scales (BFAS). Thus far, however, research has not shown distinct, unique relationships ...
|Listening between the notes: personality, listening context, and aesthetic chills in everyday music listening
||Why do people get chills in response to music? Most people report feeling chills — experienced as goose bumps, shivers down the spine, or hair standing on end — at least sometimes when listening to music, but a small minority of people sa...
|On personality and piloerection: Individual differences in aesthetic chills and other unusual aesthetic experiences.
||Relatively little is known about aesthetic chills, the experience of goose bumps and shivers in response to the arts. The present study explored how often people report such experiences and what people who often experience them are like. After noting...
|Review of the book Undergraduate writing in psychology: Learning to tell the scientific story.
||Reviews the book, Undergraduate writing in psychology: Learning to tell the scientific story by R. Eric Landrum (see record 2008-03689-000). This review is written from the perspective of a student who enrolled in a course on academic writing and a p...
|Shivers and Timbres: Personality and the Experience of Chills From Music
||Most people report that listening to music sometimes creates chills—feeling goose bumps and shivers on the neck, scalp, and spine—but some people seem to never experience them. The present research examined who tends to experience music-induced chill...
|A snapshot of creativity: Evaluating a quick and simple method for assessing divergent thinking.
||Creativity assessment commonly uses open-ended divergent thinking tasks. The typical methods for scoring these tasks (uniqueness scoring and subjective ratings) are time-intensive, however, so it is impractical for researchers to include divergent th...
|What’s Your Major? College Majors as Markers of Creativity
||The present research explored the value of students’ college majors as indicators of creativity, particularly creative traits, accomplishments, and interests. Two samples of undergraduate students indicated all of their majors, minors, and degree con...