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




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For more information about this course,, E-Learning Professor Curtis J. Bonk,
Department of Instructional Systems Technology, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington.

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