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Creativity, divergent and allusive thinking in students and visual artists

  • Peter K. Tucker (a1), Sharon J. Rothwell (a1), Michael S. Armstrong (a1) and Neil McConaghy (a1)

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Visual artists of acknowledged creativity but not students with divergent thinking showed allusive (loose) thinking on an Object Sorting Test. It was concluded that high but not low level creativity in some fields may be associated with a predisposition to schizophrenia.

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1 Address for correspondence: Associate Professor N. McConaghy, Department of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia 2031.

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Creativity, divergent and allusive thinking in students and visual artists

  • Peter K. Tucker (a1), Sharon J. Rothwell (a1), Michael S. Armstrong (a1) and Neil McConaghy (a1)

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