The validity of the Wallach-Kogan creativity operations for inner-city children in two areas of visual art1


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    This article is based on a dissertation submitted to The Ohio State University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Ph D degree The authors wish to express their appreciation to Sr Elaine Wirth, principal, of John XXIII School and to the teachers and students for full cooperation throughout the study Appreciation is also due to Dr Robert J Wherry, Department of Psychology, and Dr Raymond F Sletto, Department of Sociology, for extensive consultation as well as suggestions concerning methodology and data analysis Finally, the rating procedure for art products could not have been implemented without the generous support of Professor Glenn Rothman, Department of Art, who provided extensive consultation and direct assistance throughout the entire criterion phase of the study

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