In this study, the oppositional processes theory was proposed to suggest that reliance on semantic and episodic memory systems hinder originality during idea generation for divergent thinking tasks that are generally used to assess creative potential. In order to investigate the proposed oppositional processes theory, three experiments that manipulated the memory accessibility in participants during the alternative uses tasks were conducted.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-73)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology