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dc.contributor.advisorKilb, Angela
dc.contributor.authorLinscott, Jeramiah
dc.contributor.authorLenning, Alyssa
dc.contributor.authorBony, Karissa
dc.contributor.authorGagne, Brittany
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-03T14:46:40Z
dc.date.available2020-12-03T14:46:40Z
dc.date.issued5/3/2018
dc.identifier.urihttps://summit.plymouth.edu/handle/20.500.12774/124
dc.descriptionThe current experiment seeks to further our understanding of how external stimuli influences creativity. Twenty participants were asked to create a list of unique alternative uses for a 4' by 3' steel trash can and any potential problems corresponding with each use within a 6 minute period. Randomly, 10 of those participants were exposed to an unpredictable audible stressor in the form of a ringtone. To measure creativity, we looked at the number of listed unique uses and potential problems corresponding with each use that participants came up with and also evaluated their creativity with the Creative Behavior Inventory. We predict that participants exposed to an audible stressor would be less creative than those not exposed to audible stressors. Preliminary results will be presented.
dc.description.abstractStudent Showcase of Research & Engagement 2018
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dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherPlymouth State University
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
dc.subjectStudent Showcase of Research & Engagement 2018
dc.titleThe effect of noise distractions on creativity
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dc.identifier.legacyhttps://digitalcommons.plymouth.edu/showcase/2018/posters/26


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