Differential Hemispheric Activation and Creativity

Time and Location
Poster Session III - Board: III-164
Friday May 23, 2008, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Exhibit Hall

Joseph M. Waters
Ball State University

Kevin J. Cappaert
Ball State University

Adam D. Felton
Ball State University

Thomas M. Holtgraves
Ball State University

Experimental studies have demonstrated a right hemisphere advantage for creativity. The present research examined the relationship between individual differences in hemispheric activation (measured with a line bisection task) and the Remote Associates Test (RAT). Scores on the RAT were positively correlated with hemispheric activation regardless of participants’ mood.

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Shelly E. Taylor