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På spaning efter kreativiteten och dess självbild... En studie av unga kvinnor

Eliasson, Cecilia and Eriksson, Helena (2008)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The aim of this study was to examine creativity, measured with four different tests, and self-image in 18-19 year old women (N = 30), and their earlier presence of imaginary companions. The result showed that there were many correlations between the different creativity measurements. Self-image correlated significant with fluency of ideas in one test. "Psychological health" along with "skills, talent and abilities" were the two most important self-image aspects for creativity. We found negative relationships between imaginary companions and creativity, but a positive relationship with self-image. Perhaps imaginary companions have had a more social rather than creative function, for the women in this study. However, since the number of... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine creativity, measured with four different tests, and self-image in 18-19 year old women (N = 30), and their earlier presence of imaginary companions. The result showed that there were many correlations between the different creativity measurements. Self-image correlated significant with fluency of ideas in one test. "Psychological health" along with "skills, talent and abilities" were the two most important self-image aspects for creativity. We found negative relationships between imaginary companions and creativity, but a positive relationship with self-image. Perhaps imaginary companions have had a more social rather than creative function, for the women in this study. However, since the number of participants was small, there are tentative formulations to be further investigated. (Less)
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author
Eliasson, Cecilia and Eriksson, Helena
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
creativity, self-image, imaginary companions, fluency of ideas, cognitive flexibility, identity, late adolescence, young adults, Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1319215
date added to LUP
2008-01-23
date last changed
2008-01-23
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine creativity, measured with four different tests, and self-image in 18-19 year old women (N = 30), and their earlier presence of imaginary companions. The result showed that there were many correlations between the different creativity measurements. Self-image correlated significant with fluency of ideas in one test. "Psychological health" along with "skills, talent and abilities" were the two most important self-image aspects for creativity. We found negative relationships between imaginary companions and creativity, but a positive relationship with self-image. Perhaps imaginary companions have had a more social rather than creative function, for the women in this study. However, since the number of participants was small, there are tentative formulations to be further investigated.},
  author       = {Eliasson, Cecilia and Eriksson, Helena},
  keyword      = {creativity,self-image,imaginary companions,fluency of ideas,cognitive flexibility,identity,late adolescence,young adults,Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {På spaning efter kreativiteten och dess självbild... En studie av unga kvinnor},
  year         = {2008},
}