Is it a splattered spider on a windshield? • Is it an airplane spiraling out control? • Is it a bird’s eye view of Bob Marley? The answer…?
(TTCT) • Developed in 1966 The Torrance Test of Creative Thinking
You might be creative if you… • get lost in a problem. • see beauty in some things. • look for new ways of doing things. • like to hear other’s ideas. • cannot write fast enough to keep up with your…
Re- -ability vs. Va- -ity
Fluency • Originality • Flexibility • Elaboration • Abstractness of title • Resistance to premature closure • Emotional expressiveness • Story telling articulateness • Movement • Synthesis of incomplete figures • Unusual visualization • Breaking boundaries • Internal visualization • Humor • Richness • Colorfulness of imagery • Fantasy Intended to test 18 creative abilities
ZOOM! Thinking Creatively with Sounds and Words
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