Divergent thinking

Guilfords Alternative Uses Task

Wallas and Kogan  

Torrance Test of Creative Thinking


Convergent thinking

Insight Problems

Remotes Associations Task


Artistic assessments

Barron-Welsh Art Scale


Self assessment

Khatena-Torrance Creative Perception Inventory

How Do You Think

Things Done on Your Own

The Creativity Behavior Inventory


Creative Attitude Survey

Statement of Past Activities


Gough Personality Scale


Other Assessment

Creativity Assessment Packet

Preschool and Kindergarten Interests Descriptors

Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students


Creativity Test: Remote Association Task (Mednick, 1962)
(For more information, contact Gayle Dow, Indiana University)

In Mednick's Remote association Task (1962) examinees are present with three words and are asked to come up with the word that associates the other three together.

What single word associates these three words together?

Cottage  :  Blue:    Mouse



Scoring is 1 point for correct and 0 for incorrect.   


Anyone can administer the Remote Association Tasks, however it is copyrighted so you must seek permission prior to using it.

To obtain a copy contact the publisher Riverside Publishing through Houghton Mifflin.

Mednick, S. A., & Mednick, M. T. (1967). Examiner's manual, Remote Associates Test. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.


Also see

Insight Problems




Back to Creativity Test: Overview page.
Back to Creative Thinking Handout Index


For more information about this course, e-mail:cjbonk@indiana.edu, E-Learning Professor Curtis J. Bonk,
Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington.

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