The Light Side of Creativity: an Honesty Mindset Can Boost Creativity

Recent research revealed a dark side of creativity, establishing that creativity can compromise ethical behavior. In three studies, we flip this perspective to show that creators with an ethical or a moral mindset enjoy a creative advantage. “Good”, then, can also boost creativity, via distinct processes that this research pinpoints.



Citation:

Anne Laure Sellier and Darren W. Dahl (2015) ,"The Light Side of Creativity: an Honesty Mindset Can Boost Creativity", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 234-238.

Authors

Anne Laure Sellier, HEC Paris, France
Darren W. Dahl, University of British Columbia, Canada



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015



Share Proceeding

Featured papers

See More

Featured

M3. #FOMO: How the Fear of Missing Out Drives Consumer Purchase Decisions

Michelle van Solt, Florida International University
Jessica Rixom, University of Nevada, Reno
Kimberly Taylor, Florida International University

Read More

Featured

Predicting Consumer Brand Recall and Choice Using Large-Scale Text Corpora

Zhihao Zhang, University of California Berkeley, USA
Aniruddha Nrusimha, University of California Berkeley, USA
Ming Hsu, University of California Berkeley, USA

Read More

Featured

Turning the Titanic: Creating Consumer-Centric Cultures and Improved Consumer Experience in Large, Established Health Care Systems

Gregory Carpenter, Northwestern University, USA
Beth Leavenworth DuFault, University at Albany
Ashlee Humphreys, Northwestern University - Medill, USA
Lez Ecima Trujillo Torres, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Read More

Engage with Us

Becoming an Association for Consumer Research member is simple. Membership in ACR is relatively inexpensive, but brings significant benefits to its members.