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A Cross-Sectional Study between Creativity and Personality of Elementary, Middle and High School Students
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A Cross-Sectional Study between Creativity and Personality of Elementary, Middle and High School Students
Pyo, Dumi; Kim, Kyungil; Kim, Tae Hoon;
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 Abstract
Personality traits have been considered as one of the stable predictors having significant correlations with creativity, although there is lack of study figuring out whether those relationship keeps constant across different educational stages. Exploratory research is conducted to investigate how the correlation between personality traits and creativity changes before adulthood using HEXACO personality measurement renowned for its efficient prediction and explanation of behavioral patterns. A total of 230 elementary, middle, and high school students who participated in Korea Destination ImagiNation completed two divergent thinking tasks(the Alternative Uses Tasks and the Remote Associates task) and HEXACO to measure their creativity and personality traits, respectively. The results showed there was a correlation between some of the personality traits and creativity, which differed by their educational stages.
 Keywords
Creativity;Divergent thinking;HEXACO;Personality;
 Language
Korean
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