Climate for Creativity: How to Measure It in Parent – Child Relationships?

  • Joanna Maria KwaśniewskaEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)


Many parents nowadays want to know how they can foster their offspring’s creativity. The aim of this chapter is to review the literature on climate for creativity in the family context and introduce a new instrument. The Climate for Creativity in Parent-Child Relationship Questionnaire is constructed to measure and diagnose parental behaviors which may either stimulate or block a child’s creative development. Firstly, a wide range of research on the climate for creativity, particularly in the home environment, is discussed. Secondly, the characteristics, construction procedure as well as the CCP-CRQ’s psychometrical properties are described. Finally, the potential areas of application in research and psychological practice are presented.


Child’s creativity Climate for creativity Parent-child relationship Questionnaire The climate for creativity in parent-child relationship questionnaire 


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  1. 1.Department of PsychologySWPS University of Social Sciences and HumanitiesWarsawPoland

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