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America is getting less creative every generation. This is why we need Instructables! Answered

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According to a recent Newsweek article, measures of Creativity Quotient have been trending downward for about two decades.

"Like intelligence tests, Torrance’s test—a 90-minute series of discrete tasks, administered by a psychologist—has been taken by millions worldwide in 50 languages. Yet there is one crucial difference between IQ and CQ scores. With intelligence, there is a phenomenon called the Flynn effect—each generation, scores go up about 10 points. Enriched environments are making kids smarter. With creativity, a reverse trend has just been identified and is being reported for the first time here: American creativity scores are falling."

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Tool Using Animal (author)2010-07-15

Read as far as the first researchers name, this is her website.  

Apparently geocities never died. ;-)

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.  ROFLMAO
. The first thing I thought when I pulled up her page was "Gee! How creative." (in a sarcastic tone)
.  Looks like something from the early-'90s. heehee

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Here's my personal website: E-man Yoyology .

You were saying? :-)

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You have a Masters in Library Science? That's cool.

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Yup. MLIS from the College of St, Catherine in Minnesota.

Have you seen my first Instructable? :-)

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No, i hadn't. I'll have to spend some time checking out WorldCat, that's new tome.

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tome=to me, but what an appropriate mistake. har har.

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