Psicologia Escolar e Educacional
versión impresa ISSN 1413-8557
CAMPOS, Kelly Cristina de Lara y LARGURA, Walmor de Almeida Nogueira. Creativity in the formation of psychologists: perception of students. Psicol. esc. educ. [online]. 2000, vol.4, n.2, pp. 11-19. ISSN 1413-8557.
The aim of the study was to evaluate the student's perception about the concept of creativity and its importance in the formation and in the professional actuation of the psychologist of the students. They are students of the last year of undergraduate course of Psychology. The subjects were 20 students of a private university, that answered to a questionnaire concerning to personal data and four questions, about creativity concept; perception about its own creativity; importance of this in the psychologist' s work and the space propitiated to that issues in the course of Psychology. The results showed that the creativity concept for the subjects is tied up with the search of new solutions, the innovation and originality, and 85% considered their own as creative persons. The creativity was evaluated as important for performance of the psychologist (95%), although its presence in the psychologist' s formation is not systematic.
Palabras llave : Creativity; Formation in Psychology; Professional Practice.