Psychology of Aesthetics Creativity and the Arts

(The TQCC of Psychology of Aesthetics Creativity and the Arts is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Creative behavior as agentic action.105
Understanding the confounding effect of fluency in divergent thinking scores: Revisiting average scores to quantify artifactual correlation.62
Problem finding and creativity: A meta-analytic review.46
Testing conditions and creative performance: Meta-analyses of the impact of time limits and instructions.43
What should people be told when they take a divergent thinking test? A meta-analytic review of explicit instructions for divergent thinking.42
Intellectual risk taking: A moderating link between creative confidence and creative behavior?42
Order, complexity, and aesthetic appreciation.39
Integrative systematic review of drama therapy intervention research.38
Linking trauma to posttraumatic growth and mental health through emotional and cognitive creativity.34
Measuring divergent thinking originality with human raters and text-mining models: A psychometric comparison of methods.33
The Vienna Art Interest and Art Knowledge Questionnaire (VAIAK): A unified and validated measure of art interest and art knowledge.32
Does intelligence strengthen creative metacognition?31
The motor creativity paradox: Constraining to release degrees of freedom.30
Correlation = causation? Music training, psychology, and neuroscience.27
Does thinking about Einstein make people entity theorists? Examining the malleability of creative mindsets.22
Experiencing flow while viewing art: Development of the Aesthetic Experience Questionnaire.21
Are people working together inclined towards practicality? A process analysis of creative ideation in individuals and dyads.19
Quantifying the if, the when, and the what of the sublime: A survey and latent class analysis of incidence, emotions, and distinct varieties of personal sublime experiences.19
Involvement with the arts and participation in cultural events—Does personality moderate impact on well-being? Evidence from the U.K. Household Panel Survey.17
The creative self and creative thinking: An exploration of predictive effects using Bayes factor analyses.16
Reflection in the creative process of early adolescents: The mediating roles of creative metacognition, self-efficacy, and self-concept.16
Does activist art have the capacity to raise awareness in audiences?—A study on climate change art at the ArtCOP21 event in Paris.16
A conditional threshold hypothesis for creative achievement: On the interaction between intelligence and openness.15
Taking the good with the bad: The impact of forecasting timing and valence on idea evaluation and creativity.15
Improvisational theater classes improve self-concept.15
Creativity in context: Presses and task effects in negative creativity.15
Measuring self-regulated learning during creative problem-solving with SRL microanalysis.14
Fixation, flexibility, and forgetting during alternate uses tasks.14
Divergent thinking and creative achievement—How strong is the link? An updated meta-analysis.14
The relationship among different types of arts engagement, empathy, and prosocial behavior.14
Testing equal odds in creativity research.13
Do you feel like I do? A study of spontaneous and deliberate emotion sharing and understanding between artists and perceivers of installation art.13
The role of information search in creative problem solving.13
What are the benefits of mind wandering to creativity?12
The nature of perception and emotion in aesthetic appreciation: A response to Makin’s challenge to empirical aesthetics.12
The neglect of idea diversity in creative idea generation and evaluation.12
The relationship between demographics, behavioral and experiential engagement factors, and the use of artistic creative activities to regulate emotions.12
From music making to affective well-being in everyday life: The mediating role of need satisfaction.12
The expression of schizotypy in the daily lives of artists.12
Exploring aesthetic fluency: The roles of personality, nature relatedness, and art activities.11
Vulnerability to psychopathology and creativity: The role of approach-avoidance motivation and novelty seeking.11
Mind wandering outside the box—About the role of off-task thoughts and their assessment during creative incubation.11
An improved taxonomy of creativity measures based on salient task attributes.11
Participation in life-review playback theater enhances mental health of community-dwelling older adults: A randomized controlled trial.11
Facing the sublime: Physiological correlates of the relationship between fear and the sublime.11
Order, complexity, and aesthetic preferences for neatly organized compositions.10
A novel coding scheme for assessing responses in divergent thinking: An embodied approach.10
Creativity and unethicality: A systematic review and meta-analysis.10
The creative self: Do people distinguish creative self-perceptions, efficacy, and personal identity?10
Examining the psychological and psychophysiological benefits of drawing over one month.9
Empirical development of a screening method for mental, social, and physical wellness in amateur and professional circus artists.9
Navigating creative paradoxes: Exploration and exploitation effort drive novelty and usefulness.9
Names and titles matter: The impact of linguistic fluency and the affect heuristic on aesthetic and value judgements of music.9
Effect of dialogical appreciation based on visual thinking strategies on art-viewing strategies.8
What types of daydreaming predict creativity? Laboratory and experience sampling evidence.8
Making the CASE for shadow creativity.8
The Aesthetic Responsiveness Assessment (AReA): A screening tool to assess individual differences in responsiveness to art in English and German.8
Music and verbal ability—A twin study of genetic and environmental associations.8
Selection into, and academic benefits from, arts-related courses in middle school among low-income, ethnically diverse youth.8
Cultural withdrawal during COVID-19 lockdown: Impact in a sample of 828 artists and recipients of highbrow culture in Germany.7
Olfactory and gustatory beauty: Aesthetic emotions and trait appreciation of beauty.7
Exploration of discriminant validity in divergent thinking tasks: A meta-analysis.7
Development of the R library “jrt”: Automated item response theory procedures for judgment data and their application with the consensual assessment technique.7
Beyond the big personality dimensions: Consistency and specificity of associations between the Dark Triad traits and creativity.7
Visual preference for abstract curvature and for interior spaces: Beyond undergraduate student samples.7
Creative adaptability and emotional well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international study.7
Understanding inner music: A dimensional approach to musical imagery.7
The Vienna Art Picture System (VAPS): A data set of 999 paintings and subjective ratings for art and aesthetics research.6
Experiencing musical beauty: Emotional subtypes and their physiological and musico-acoustic correlates.6
A divergent approach to pareidolias—Exploring creativity in a novel way.6
Automated scoring of figural creativity using a convolutional neural network.6
Physiological synchrony in audiences of live concerts.6
How constraints impact creativity: An interaction paradigm.6
Inspired by art: Higher aesthetic appeal elicits increased felt inspiration in a creative writing task.6
The relationship between lifetime book reading and empathy in adolescents: Examining transportability as a moderator.6
Do parents and children perceive creativity similarly? A dyadic study of creative mindsets.6
Ambiguity and beauty: Japanese-German cross-cultural comparisons on aesthetic evaluation of haiku poetry.5
Why people press “like”: A new measure for aesthetic appeal derived from Instagram data.5
Learning to see by learning to draw: A longitudinal analysis of the relationship between representational drawing training and visuospatial skill.5
Enhancing and explaining art-making for mood-repair: The benefits of positive growth-oriented instructions and quiet ego contemplation.5
Transactions between adolescents’ after school activities and divergent thinking.5
Liking for abstract and representational art: National identity as an art appreciation heuristic.5
Music self-efficacy, self-esteem, and help-seeking orientation among amateur musicians who use online music tutorials.5
Explaining standardized educational test scores: The role of creativity above and beyond GPA and personality.5
Musical aesthetic sensitivity.5
Effects of environmental experience on audience experience of street performance (busking).5
Theater majors compared with nonmajors: Investigating temperament and emotion beliefs, awareness, regulation, and perception.5
Fifty years later and still working: Rediscovering Paulus et al’s (1970) automated scoring of divergent thinking tests.5
Is a “real” artwork better than a reproduction? A meta-analysis of the genuineness effect.5
The kitsch switch—or (when) do experts dislike Thomas Kinkade art? A study of time-based evaluation changes in top-down versus bottom-up assessment.5
Predictors of creativity in young people: Using frequentist and Bayesian approaches in estimating the importance of individual and contextual factors.5
From dropping out to dropping in: Exploring why individuals cease participation in musical activities and the support needed to reengage them.5
Assessing emotional experiences of opera spectators in situ.5
Preference for paintings is also affected by curvature.5
Reexamining subjective creativity assessments in science tasks: An application of the rater-mediated assessment framework and many-facet Rasch model.5
A meta-analysis of network positions and creative performance: Differentiating creativity conceptualizations and measurement approaches.5
But, how can we make “art?” Artistic production versus realistic copying and perceptual advantages of artists.5
Impact of contextualizing information on aesthetic experience and psychophysiological responses to art in a museum: A naturalistic randomized controlled trial.4
Creative minecrafters: Cognitive and personality determinants of creativity, novelty, and usefulness in minecraft.4
Is humor temperament associated with being creative, original, and funny? A tale of three studies.4
The influence of anger and anxiety on idea generation: Taking a closer look at integral and incidental emotion effects.4
Consensual assessment in the new domain of e-textiles: Comparing insights from expert, quasi-expert, and novice judges.4
What you read and what you believe: Genre exposure and beliefs about relationships.4
Contextualizing information enhances the experience of environmental art.4
Two routes to aesthetic preference, one route to aesthetic inference.4
Radically revolutionary or pretty flowers? The impact of curatorial narrative of artistic deviance on perceived artist influence.4
Temporal individual differences and creativity: An exploratory investigation.4
Creative idea forecasting: The effect of task exposure on idea evaluation.4
Gravitating toward the arts during the COVID-19 pandemic.4
Creative achievement and individual differences: Associations across and within the domains of creativity.4
Pushing the boundaries of reality: Science fiction, creativity, and the moral imagination.4
The aesthetic experience of live concerts: Self-reports and psychophysiology.4
Dual pathways in creative writing processes.4
Seeking (dis)order: Ordering appeals but slight disorder and complex order trigger interest.4
Impressionism-inspired data visualizations are both functional and liked.4
In the dark cube: Movie theater context enhances the valuation and aesthetic experience of watching films.4
Relationships between depression, self-reflection, brooding, and creative thinking in a psychiatric sample.4
Constructing the associations between creative role identity, creative self-efficacy, and teaching for creativity for primary and secondary teachers.4
Self-regulation for creative activity: The same or different across domains?4
The effect of temperament, expertise in art, and formal elements of paintings on their aesthetic appraisal.4
Audience responses to diverse superheroes: The roles of gender and race in forging connections with media characters in superhero franchise films.4
Patterns of psychological vulnerabilities and resources in artists and nonartists.4
Vigilance and social chills with music: Evidence for two types of musical chills.4
The utility of divergent and convergent thinking in the problem construction processes during creative problem-solving.4
Interdependencies between openness and creativity of fifth graders.3
Processing fluency, processing style, and aesthetic response to artistic photographs.3
Do art lovers lead happier and even healthier lives? Investigating the psychological and physical benefits of savoring art.3
The impact of top performers in creative groups.3
Personality of Nobel Prize laureates: Differences across domains and relationship to public recognition.3
What counts as aesthetics in science? A bibliometric analysis and visualization of the scientific literature from 1970 to 2018.3
Artists have superior local and global processing abilities but show a preference for initially drawing globally.3
Melody in poems and songs: Fundamental statistical properties predict aesthetic evaluation.3
Accounting for expressions of curiosity and enjoyment during music listening.3
The role of expertise in visual exploration and aesthetic judgment of residential building façades: An eye-tracking study.3
Grumpy toddlers and dead pheasants: Visual art preferences are predicted by preferences for the depicted objects.3
Interest and investment in fictional romances.3
Motivational processes that support arts participation: An examination of goal orientations and aspirations.3
The artwork and the beholder: A probabilistic model for the joint scaling of persons and objects.3
Selection into, and academic benefits from, middle school dance elective courses among urban youth.3
Figuring out what they feel: Exposure to eudaimonic narrative fiction is related to mentalizing ability.3
Age and recognition for one’s creative hobby are associated with fewer depressive symptoms in middle-aged and older adults.3
Effectiveness of drama-based therapies on mental health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies.3
Native reading direction modulates eye movements during aesthetic preference and brightness judgments.3
Social exclusion increases antisocial tendencies: Evidence from retaliatory ideation in a malevolent creativity task.3
Do you chill when I chill? A cross-cultural study of strong emotional responses to music.3
Viewers recognize the process of creating artworks with admiration: Evidence from experimental manipulation of prior experience.3
Not just clowning around: Investigating psychological mechanisms underlying accidents in a heterogeneous group of contemporary circus artists.3
Collaboration, cognitive effort, and self-reference in United Kingdom top 5 pop music lyrics 1960–2015.3
The pleasures of reading fiction explained by flow, presence, identification, suspense, and cognitive involvement.3
Awe is associated with creative personality, convergent creativity, and everyday creativity.3
Eudaimonia, hedonia, and fan behavior: Examining the motives of fans of fictional texts.3
Creative thinking and executive functions: Associations and training effects in adolescents.3
Can art change the way we see?3
A Model of Creative Aging (MOCA): Unlocking the potential of constraints for creativity in older adults.3
Examining associations between montage painting imagery and symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress among active-duty military service members.3
The role of local and global symmetry in pleasure, interest, and complexity judgments of natural scenes.3
Construction and validation of a computerized creativity assessment tool with automated scoring based on deep-learning techniques.3
The use of drawing as an emotion regulation technique with children.3
Is there a general “art fatigue” effect? A cross-paradigm, cross-cultural study of repeated art viewing in the laboratory.3