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Estudos e Pesquisas em Psicologia

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NAKANO, Tatiana de Cássia. Styles of thinking and creating in Psychology students: regional differences?. Estud. pesqui. psicol. [online]. 2010, vol.10, n.3, pp. 682-699. ISSN 1808-4281.

Considering the importance that to identify the preferential thinking and creating styles in university students, verifying the influence of the local of habitation variable, the present research was developed with the sample composed by 186 brazilian students, 75 that lived in a Paraiba state, 50 in a Parana state and 61 by the Sao Paulo state. The instrument used was “Style of Thinking and Creating” because it permitted the classification in five different styles. The results had demonstrated that the students of the south and northeast cities they present a similar profile of styles, being the students of the Southeastern city had been different results. The analysis of variance indicated that the city of habitation showed significant influence in the style of the students. The data allow concluded that the differences can be reflecting cultural standards diverse in the Brazilian population.

Keywords : Creativity; Creating styles; Students.

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