Friday, December 29, 2006

Child abuse: An impediment to the development of creative potential in children

Pandey (2005) studied child abuse :The role of environmental setting, gender and child abuse in shaping the creative potential of children (N = 335) was investigated Results revealed that the rural and abused children scored low on various dimensions of creativity than their urban and non-abused counterparts. The boys scored higher than girls on a number of measures of creativity. The role of ecological and parental treatment of children in the process of creative development is discussed.

Pandey, Sushma. (2005). Child abuse: An impediment to the development of creative potential in children. Psychological Studies. Vol 50(2-3) 238-242