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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

The Psychology Behind Why Creative People Cluster

Posted: July 7, 2012

A study by social psychology professor Sam Gosling and colleague Jason Rentfrow of Cambridge University has led to new insights on the geographic clustering of creative, or "open-to-experience" people. New research by Dr. Rentfrow confirms and builds on those findings, which show high numbers of creative people in certain urban areas. Dr. Rentfrow received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Texas, where he studied under Dr. Gosling.more > | See also "The New Geography of Personality"

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