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Fazaie S, Ashayeri H. The Impact of Music Education on 7-9-Year-Old Children’s Creativity in Tehran. IJPCP. 2018; 24 (1) :16-29
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2664-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. , E-mail: sfazaie@yahoo.com
2- Department of Rehabilitation Basic Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (2033 Views)
Objectives The present study investigated the impact of music education on the creativity of 7–9-year-old children in Tehran, Iran.
Methods semi-experimental study comprised of pretest-posttest and control groups. The study participants were 7–9-year-old children from primary schools from 20 regions of Tehran. The sampling method used in this study was based on availability that recruited 20 individuals, who were and randomly selected (n=10 each for the test and control groups). Data were collected by Torrance creativity questionnaire as well as the Wechsler Intelligence Test 4, and analyzed by SPSS software in two descriptive and inferential parts using independent samples t-tests and analysis of covariance tests.
Results The results showed that children had sufficient intelligence to receive music education, which significantly affected the components of children’s creativity.
Conclusion Thus, music education can be taken into consideration as an effective tool for developing creativity in children.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2017/02/20 | Accepted: 2017/03/14 | Published: 2018/04/1

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