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Sex and grade differences in verbal creative thinking among Iranian middle-school children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17688090     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The relations of sex and grade with verbal originality of 407 boys and 479 girls (M age= 12.7 yr., SD=.9) in Iranian middle schools (Grades 6 through 8) were investigated. The Sounds and Images test, one of the components of Thinking Creatively with Sounds and Words, was administered to measure verbal originality. Analysis showed boys scored significantly higher than girls on verbal originality and Grade 6 children scored significantly higher than Grade 7 children. The results were discussed in terms of sociocultural factors.
Authors:
Seyed Hossein Sajjadi-Bafghi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological reports     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0033-2941     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Rep     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-10     Completed Date:  2007-09-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376475     Medline TA:  Psychol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  759-67     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
College of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran, Chamran High Way, Nast Bridge, Tehran, Iran. hsajjadi@ut.ac.ir
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Age Factors
Creativeness*
Culture
Female
Humans
Iran
Male
Sex Factors
Socioeconomic Factors
Thinking*
Verbal Behavior*

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