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Psychometric qualities of the creative process engagement scale in a Malaysian undergraduate sample

Tan, C-S and Teo, T.ORCID: 0000-0002-7552-8497 (2017) Psychometric qualities of the creative process engagement scale in a Malaysian undergraduate sample. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 76 (1). pp. 35-42.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1024/1421-0185/a000189
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Abstract

The present study examines the psychometric properties of the Creative Process Engagement Scale (CPES) among Malaysian undergraduates. A total of 377 undergraduates whose ages ranged from 18 to 43 years participated in the study and were presented with the CPES and self-perceived creativity. Confirmatory factor analyses supported the hierarchical four-factor structure of the CPES, which consisted of three first-order factors and one second-order factor. In addition, we found that the CPES has sound internal consistency as well as criterion-related validity. Furthermore, the results of measurement invariance testing supported the hypothesis of equivalent factor loading and intercepts for this hierarchical four-factor structure across gender. Latent mean analysis revealed that female students showed less engagement in creativity-related activities than male students. The findings shed light on the psychometric qualities of the CPES and confirm that the CPES measures involvement in creative activities across gender in undergraduate students.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
Copyright: © 2017 Hogrefe Verlag.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/46766
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