DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2018.01511

Advances in Psychological Science (心理科学进展) 2018/26:8 PP.1511-1520

Multicultural experience fosters creativity

Many empirical evidences provide sufficient support on the assumption that multicultural experience fosters creativity. The effect could be observed only in the individuals who engaged in two inconsistent cultures deeply. Moreover, the cognitive skills which include alternation, integration and inclusion developed by dual-identity individuals, foster their creativity. Future researches could be directed to strengthen its external validity in diverse samples, explore the mediating role of other variables such as stress appraisal, approach motivation, positive emotions, and expand domestic research on this topic.

Key words:multicultural experience,creativity,dual-identity

ReleaseDate:2018-08-27 09:44:25

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