oa Journal of Psychology in Africa - A Factor Analytic Study of Creativity in Caribbean Adolescents
|Article Title||A Factor Analytic Study of Creativity in Caribbean Adolescents|
|© Publisher:||IKO - Verlatg fur Interkulturelle Kommunikation|
|Journal||Journal of Psychology in Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Faculty of Education, University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, Barbados|
|Publication Date||Jan 1988|
|Pages||71 - 76|
|Keyword(s)||Factor analysis, Creativity, Tests, Caribbean, Adolescents|
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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