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Alborzi M, Razavieh A. The Effects of External Motivation on Children Creativity. Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2011; 13 (2) :57-66
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1- Department of Foundations of Education, College of Education and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
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Objective: This research has been carried out to study the effects of external motivation on creativity.
Method: The method used in this research was quasi-experimental. The research is done, using torrance test creativity from: fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration. The statistical sample was 80 grade 5 students who were selected based on multistage random sampling method. This sample group is divided into two groups: The test group (40 students) and the control group (40 students). The test group is expected for evaluation.
Results: The results show evaluation had negative effects on creativity. Originality and elaboration in group control is higher that of in test group. Also the results showed a significant difference between girls and boys in the originality factor.
Conclusion: Overall, the results indicat that external motivation has negative effect on creativity.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2011/02/20 | Accepted: 2011/04/21 | Published: 2011/06/22

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