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This study investigated the differences between males and females in creativity among a Sudanese sample of 149 males and 151 females; with ages between 15-20 years. Males and females performed about equal in one creativity test Males performed significantly better than females on two of our creativity tests. However, females performed significantly better on the fourth test. The study showed no significant interaction between gender and education. The differences between males and females are thought to be related to the different opportunities for freedom and independence in the indigenous Sudanese culture which affect the promotion of creative thinking. These opportunities depend on the level of education as well as the degree of authoritarianism and conformity in the sociocultural system.
Author(s): Khaleefa OH, Erdos G, Ashria IH
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Creative Behavior
Print publication date: 01/03/1996
ISSN (print): 0022-0175
Publisher: Creative Education Foundation