The relationship between creativity and intelligence with wisdom in youths

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Welfare Organization

2 Department of Psychology and Educational, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan barnch, Gorgan, Iran

3 Department of Education

Abstract

Background: One of the theoretical perspectives for the study of wisdom is related to intelligence. Equilibrium theory of wisdom begins with tacit knowledge structure which is a major component of practical intelligence. Hypotheses also show that there is a relationship between creativity and wisdom. Therefore, this research has been conducted in the field of Wisdom with an analytical approach and is a correlation study.
Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between creativity and intelligence with wisdom in youths.
Methods: The research design is correlation. Sample consisted of 120 volunteer. Their mean age was 20(in the range of 16-24) who 50 percent (n = 60) were girl and 50 percent (n = 60) were boy. Wechsler Youth Intelligence Scale (WAIS-R), Torrance Test creativity, Abedi creativity test was used to collect information from three-dimensional scale of wisdom (3D-WS). Pearson correlation test was used to analyze the data.
Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between creativity and intelligence with wisdom and creativity, if a person gets higher score in creativity and intelligence with wisdom index will get higher score in wisdom. Given the importance of internal and external factors associated with wisdom, understanding these factors will contribute to a better understanding of wisdom structure.
Conclusions: The findings indicate that there is a relationship between intelligence and creativity with wisdom. Therefore, further research in this field and the emphasis on the subject of creativity and intelligence in the educational system can enrich the concept of wisdom in the future.

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