Interrelation of intercultural competence and creativity among Russian students
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Interrelation of intercultural competence and creativity among Russian students
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S086904990002750-7-1
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10.31857/S086904990002750-7
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Mariya Bultseva 
Occupation: PhD Student, doctoral school of psychology, social sciences faculty, trainee researcher of the Interna-tional Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, Expert Institute, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”
Affiliation: National Research University “Higher School of Economics”
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Nadezchda Lebedeva
Occupation: Tenured professor, psychology department, social sciences faculty, Head of the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, Expert Institute, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”
Affiliation: Tenured professor, psychology department, social sciences faculty, Head of the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, Expert Institute, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
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31-44
Abstract

This article is devoted to the study of relations between intercultural competence and creativity among Russian students. The sample of the study included 272 students of the Higher School of Economics. Creativity was measured by the indicators of creative thinking (fluency, flexibility and originality) via “Many instances game” from the creativity test battery of M. Runco; intercultural competence was measured via scales of “Assessment of intercultural competence” project of A. Fantini. It was revealed that cultural heterogeneity of groups doesn’t grant the higher levels of creativity for participants, but such components of intercultural competence as attitudes and adaptability of behavior (skills) were indeed more pronounced among participants of culturally heterogeneous study groups. At the same time, attitudes are positively and adaptability of behavior were negatively related to creativity.

Keywords
creativity, intercultural competence, cultural heterogeneity, intercultural contacts, cultural learning
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28.12.2018
Date of publication
28.12.2018
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