Creativity, ambiguous figures, and academic preferences

Martin Doherty, Samantha Mair

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Research suggests that ambiguous figure reversal is associated with creativity, but current evidence relies on subjective self-report that is difficult to quantify (Wiseman, Watt, Gilhooly, Georgiou, 2011 British Journal of Psychology 102 615–622). Using quantifiable measures of both phenomena we confirm this claim. We also find that participants studying science experience much more frequent reversal—a novel and intriguing finding
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1262-1266
Number of pages4
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012

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