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Glicksohn, Joseph, Susan Kraemer and Osnat Yisraeli. 1993. A note on metaphorical thinking and ideational fluency. Bakhtiniana: Revista de Estudos do Discurso 8 (1) : 67–70. 4 pp.
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We report an empirical study of the relationship between metaphorical thinking and creativity. Arguing that the two should be related, we employed the Barren Symbolic Equivalence Test to assess such metaphorical-creative thinking. The other measure employed in the study was an abbreviated version of the Alternate Uses Test, designed to assess ideational fluency. We found, as predicted, a positive relationship between metaphorical thinking and creativity (ideational fluency). (Joseph Glicksohn, Susan Kraemer, Osnat Yisraeli)