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: Khatena-Torrance Creative Perception Inventory
(For more information, contact Gayle Dow, Indiana University)

The Khatena-Torrance Creative Perception Inventory (KTCPI) by Joe Khatena and E. Paul Torrance is a self report measure of creativity that is comrpised of of two sub tests:

1) Something About Myself (SAM) which measures artistic inclination, intelligence, individuality, sensitivity, initiative, and self-strength

2)  What Kind of Person Are You? (WKOPAY) which measure imagination, appeal to authority, self-confidence, inquisitiveness, and awareness of others.

The scoring worksheet provides each examinee with a profile of factor orientations on the standard score scale explained in the KTCPI Instruction Manual.

Duration: 20–40 minutes


Please respond to the following questions about yourself or child

My child has a vivid imagination

Strongly   Disagree Disagree    Neutral Agree Strongly Agree



To administer the Khatena-Torrance you should have experience administrating tests (e.g., you are a teacher, counselor, school staff, or work for an accredited school, college, or governmental agency, or are conducting research as a graduate student working under a supervising faculty member)


Also see similar tests:

How Do You Think

The Creativity Behavior Inventory


Creative Attitude Survey



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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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