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Preschoolers` Language Ability, Cognitive Ability, and Peer Relationships by Creative Thinking Group
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Child Studies
  • Volume 37, Issue 3,  2016, pp.135-146
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Child Studies
  • DOI : 10.5723/kjcs.2016.37.3.135
 Title & Authors
Preschoolers` Language Ability, Cognitive Ability, and Peer Relationships by Creative Thinking Group
Kim, Seong Hui; Kim, Mi Young; Kim, Kyoung Eun;
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 Abstract
Objective: This study explored the creative thinking styles of children according to cluster analyses and examined group differences in language ability, cognitive ability, and peer relationships. Methods: The study used the data from the 2012 Panel Study of Korean Children by the Korea Institute of Child Care and Education. The participants comprised 1,681 4-year-olds. Data were analyzed via cluster analyses, distributions, and ANOVA tests. Results and Conclusion: The results from the cluster analyses based on percentiles of the subfactors of K-FCTYC (Korean Figural Creativity Test for Young Children) indicated four clusters: "divergent creative with openness," "non-creative," "divergent creative," and "multiple creative." Additionally, the four clusters differed by gender, language ability, cognitive ability, and peer relationships.
 Keywords
creativity;cluster analysis;gender difference;language ability;cognitive ability;peer relationships;
 Language
Korean
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