Remote Associates Test (RAT)

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Remote Associates Test (RAT) - English

The Remote Associates Test (RAT) by Mednick & Mednick (1962).
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Remote Associates Test (RAT) with Reaction Times - English

An alternative version of the the Remote Associates Test (RAT) by Mednick & Mednick (1962) in which items are presented one at a time for response time measurement.
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References

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Mednick, S. A. (1962). The associative basis of the creative process. Psychological Review, 69, 220-232.

Mednick, S. A. (1968). Remote Associates Test. Journal of Creative Behavior, 2, 213-214.

Bowden, E.M., & Jung-Beeman, M. (2003). Normative data for 144 compound remote associate problems. Behavioral Research Methods, Instrumentation, and Computers, 35, 634-639.

Ansburg, & Hill. (2003). Creative and analytic thinkers differ in their use of attentional resources. Personality and Individual Differences, 34(7), 1141-1152.

Kim, S., Hasher, L., & Zacks, R. (2007). Aging and a benefit of distractibility. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14(2), 301-305.

Storm, Benjamin C., Angello, Genna, & Bjork, Elizabeth Ligon. (2011). Thinking Can Cause Forgetting: Memory Dynamics in Creative Problem Solving. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37(5), 1287-1293.

Jarosz, Colflesh, & Wiley. (2012). Uncorking the muse: Alcohol intoxication facilitates creative problem solving. Consciousness and Cognition, 21(1), 487-493.

Lee, C., Huggins, A., Therriault, D., Reiter-Palmon, Roni, & Tinio, Pablo. (2014). A Measure of Creativity or Intelligence? Examining Internal and External Structure Validity Evidence of the Remote Associates Test. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(4), 446-460.