Pretend Play: Longitudinal Prediction of Creativity and Affect in Fantasy in Children

by Beth Russ, Sandra W., Robins, Andrew, and Christiano
Creativity Research Journal ()


Analyzes the ability of pretend play to predict divergent thinking and affect in fantasy among children in the United States. Employment of the Affect in Play Scale, Affect in Fantasy Task and Alternate Uses tests; Stability of the affective and cognitive processes in pretend play; Role of play in fostering cognitive and affective developmental processes.

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