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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Intelligence, creativity, and ‘PLines’ computer game performance by middle school age students 104

Margolis A.A.
PhD in Psychology, Rector, Professor, Chair of Pedagogical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9832-0122
e-mail: margolisaa@mgppu.ru

Kuravsky L.S.
Doctor of Engineering, Dean of the Computer Science Faculty , Moscow State University of Psychology and Education , Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3375-8446
e-mail: l.s.kuravsky@gmail.com

Voitov V.K.
PhD in Engineering, Professor, Department of Applied Informatics and Multimedia Technologies, Faculty of Information Technologies, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6486-3049
e-mail: vvoi@mail.ru

Gavrilova E.V.
PhD in Psychology, research fellow, Centre of applied researches in psychology and education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Educationsocial,, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0848-3839
e-mail: g-gavrilova@mail.ru

Ermakov S.S.
PhD in Psychology, assistant professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Information Technology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4330-2618
e-mail: ermakovSS@mgppu.ru

Petrova G.A.
PhD in Psychology, Junior Scientific Fellow, Giftedness Diagnosis Department, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, researcher at the laboratory of clinical psychology and psychotherapy of the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4931-8728
e-mail: kharlashina-galina@yandex.ru

Shepeleva E.A.
PhD in Psychology, Candidate of Psychology, Senior Researcher, Giftedness Diagnosis Department, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9867-6524
e-mail: e_shep@rambler.ru

Yurkevich V.S.
PhD in Psychology, professor, chair of theoretical and experimental foundations of social psychology, department of social psychology, head of Resource center for giftedness, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3575-7586
e-mail: vinni-vi@mail.ru

Abstract
The article presents the results of the study of the relations of psychometric parameters of intelligence and creativity of middle school age students with the efficiency of their problem solving in a computer game, a variant of the famous game “Lines”. The computer game performance was estimated in the final game score. The presence of a weak, but significant positive relationship between the final game score and the indicators of creativity, but not of intelligence, was shown. The obtained empirical data are discussed from the prospects of the use of a computer game as a special diagnostic tool for cognitive abilities, and those psychological variables that can be analyzed as relevant factors for high computer game performance.

Keywords: intellect, creativity, efficiency of their problem solving, computer game “PLines”

Column: Psychology of Intelligence

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2020130109

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