PERSONALITY AND CREATIVITY OF PRE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar

Abstract


This research article focuses on the effect of personality on creativity. In this study with regard to creativity- verbal, non-verbal and total creativity dimensions were considered and with regard to personality- Ambiverts, extroverts, and introverts are considered. Even gender is considered as a background variable of the study. The sample consisted of 300 boys and 300 girls, which were drawn by adopting stratified proportionate random sampling from the Pre-University college students of Tumkur District. The data was collected from the sample were analyzed by adopting t-test and ANOVA. The statistical analysis revealed that there was a main effect of personality on creativity. On the other hand, there was no interaction effect of personality and gender on creativity.

Keywords


creativity; personality; ambiverts; extroverts; introverts; Pre university students.

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