Masters Thesis

Teaching vocabulary with divergent thinking activities.

Since the early 1950's much research has been carried on relative to creativity demonstrated by human subjects. The work of" many behavioral scientists has opened new avenues of thinking regarding the make-up of human intelligence. J. Paul Guilford's work has expanded the concept of intellect far beyond the commonly held attitude of the 1920's and 193Q's, when a single, easily acquired score was assumed to be an adequate measure of human intelligence.