Creativity: a cross-historical pilot survey

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Vol/Iss. 2 Published In Pages: 181-188
By Naroll, Raoul, Benjamin, E. C. , Fohl, F. K., Fried, M. J., Hildreth, R.E., Schaefer, J. M.


"Each civilization has an optimum degree of challenge under the stimulation of which it is most creative; as challenge ranges upward and downward from this optimum, creativity decreases" (187)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationNot SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
CreativityDependentDrives And Emotions
Optimum Degree Of Challenge (external Warfare)IndependentInstigation Of War, Warfare