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dc.contributor.authorAlvarez-Huerta, Paula
dc.contributor.authorLarrea, Inaki
dc.contributor.otherMuela Aparicio, Alexander
dc.description.abstractCreative thinking and critical thinking are complementary cognitive processes that are important for dealing with complex challenges. The primary aim of this study was to examine the mediating role of openness to diversity and challenge in the relationship between disposition toward critical thinking and creative confidence beliefs in higher education students. Participants were 1,627 students from two universities in Spain (Mondragon Unibertsitatea and Florida Universit`aria), ranging in age from 17 to 44 years (Mage = 20.35, SD = 2.62; 53.05% female). Results showed not only a direct, positive relationship between critical thinking disposition and students’ creative confidence beliefs but also that this relationship was mediated by openness to diversity and challenge. Thus, those students more disposed toward critical thinking are also more open to diversity and challenge and have a stronger creative self-concept. These results highlight the importance of enhancing students’ disposition to use critical thinking so as to strengthen their creative self-concept. Higher education institutions also need to develop teaching strategies and contexts that promote students’ openness to diversity and challenge as a step towards their becoming active and responsible citizens.en
dc.description.sponsorshipGipuzkoako Foru Aldundiaeu
dc.publisherElsevier Ltden
dc.rights© 2022 The Authorsen
dc.subjectCreative self-concepten
dc.subjectCreative confidence beliefsen
dc.subjectCritical thinking dispositionen
dc.subjectOpenness to diversity and challengeen
dc.titleDisposition toward critical thinking and creative confidence beliefs in higher education students: The mediating role of openness to diversity and challengeen
dcterms.sourceThinking Skills and Creativityen
local.contributor.groupBerrikuntza eta esku-hartzea hezkuntza inklusiboaneu
local.contributor.otherinstitutionEuskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (EHU)eu
local.source.detailsVol. 43, article 101003en

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