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Creative Studies, M.S.
International Center for Studies in Creativity
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Thls study was designed to lnvestigate differences in
production performance among students who were involved in a
sesslon r,rhlle ineubatlng and subJects who only incubated. Effeets of
treatments !'Iere assessed by subJect6f responses on a written problem
Anal-ysls of variance indicated that the performance of subjects
rrrere tralned in dlvergent productior, i.e., brainsLorming, was
thal that of subjects who were not tralned ln divergent production.
incubation treatment, however, dld not seem to influence
divergent production scores
New directions are proposed to study effects of various
of incubatlon as compared with certain
attrlbutes of creativity.
Firestien, Roger L., "Effects of Brainstorming or Short-Term Incubation on Divergent Production in Problem-Solving" (1979). Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects. 145.