Applying theoretical models on human creativity to animal studies

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Kaufman, A. B., & Kaufman, J. C. (2014). Applying theoretical models on human creativity to animal studies. Animal Behavior and Cognition, 1(1), 77-89.



While creativity in humans has been actively studied for some time, it is only recently been a topic of interest in non-human animals. In order to take advantage of what is already known and to avoid redundancy, communication between those who study humans and animals is crucial. There are several models which are actively used in the study of creativity in humans which can be easily applied to animals to assist with the definition, classification, and characterization of behaviors.

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