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Personality, Intelligence, Creativity and Cognitive Style

  • David Fontana

Abstract

Before beginning any discussion of personality and intelligence, we need to dispel a common myth about intelligence itself, that is that it is a ‘thing’ in the way that the brain is a thing. It is not. Intelligence is simply a socially constructed concept; a term we use for particular kinds of behaviour.

Keywords

Cognitive Style Creative People Lateral Thinking Field Independence Impulsive Individual 
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Copyright information

© David Fontana 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Fontana
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Cardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.Liverpool John Moores UniversityUK

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