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international journal of philosophy and social-psychological sciences
Volume 2, 2016, Issue 1
The effectiveness of training positive thinking skills on female student creativity
Arezu Azimi Khoei1, SHokoh Navabinezhad2
Pages: 36-43

Abstract

This study has been conducted aiming to determine the effectiveness of training positive thinking skills on the creativity level of the students in district 5, Tehran. This study is quasi-experimental with pretest - posttest control group. The population of this study involved all female students of secondary high schools in the nonprofit schools of district 5 education in Tehran; which of this population one school was selected using random cluster sampling method and of the selected schools, two high schools were selected using random sampling. In this study, Abedi creativity questionnaire was used to assess creativity. The study was performed so that first pretest was implemented for both groups, then provided positive thinking sessions for the experimental group for 8 sessions of 90-minute duration, but no intervention was carried out for control group. After completion of training for the experimental group, both groups were put under posttest creativity test. Likewise, the research required data were collected in this way and analyzed with covariance test; findings showed that positive thinking skills significantly affect the creativity and its dimensions (innovation, flexibility, elaboration and fluency) and enhance the creativity of the students





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