oa Journal of Psychology in Africa - A Factor Analytic Study of Creativity in Caribbean Adolescents

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1433-0237



A battery of seven creativity measures tapping both fluency and originality was administered to 320 Caribbean 16-year.olds to inquire into factors that make up creativity and also to test the validity of two author-designed non-verbal creativity measures - Fingerprints and Incomplete Drawings. Factor analysis of the data indicated the presence of two factors - A Verbal Factor and a Non-Verbal Factor. The new author-designed tests also emerged as valid measures of Creativity.

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