Viktoria Tidikis, PhD
Lab Director for Creativity Research Group
Blg 60 Rm #341
MS Old Dominion University
PhD Old Dominion University
Dr. Tidikis’ general area of expertise is in cognitive psychology. Her research interest is in the area of creativity, with a particular emphasis in the study of higher-order and complex cognitive processes. Further, she is interested in how these processes are influenced by non-cognitive factors, such as emotions and culture.
Collier, A. D., Tidikis, V., Blackhorse, D., & Skabelund, S. (in press). Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land. Empirical Studies of the Arts.
Tidikis, V., Donohue, D., Petkeviciute-Barysiene, & D., Rakickiene. L. (2018). The Effects of Global and National Orientation on Creativity: A Cross-Cultural Examination in the United States and Lithuania. Psychology (Psichologija), 58, 72-87. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15388/Psichol.2018.4
Tidikis, V. (2019). Breadth of attention. In M. A. Runco, & S. R. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Creativity, 3rd Edition, Elsevier.
Tidikis, V., & Ash, I. K. (2018). Greater Stroop effect predicts better performance on creative insight problems, but not on divergent thinking tasks. The International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 28(2), 27-37.
Tidikis, V., Ash, I. K., Futterman Collier, A. F. (2017). The effects of interaction of emotional valence and arousal on attentional breadth and creative task performance. Creativity Research Journal, 29(3), 1-18.
Tidikis, V.. & Dunbar, N. (2017). Openness to experience and creativity: When does global citizenship matter? International Journal of Psychology, DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12463
Tidikis, V. (2015). The effects of leadership and gender on dyad creativity. Psichologija, 52, 7-21. doi:10.15388/Psichol.2015.52.9329
Tidikis, V. & Ash, I. K. (2013). Working in pairs and alone: Examining process variables in solving insight problems. Creativity Research Journal, 25(2), 189-198.
Tidikis, V., Ash, I.K., Futterman Collier, A. (2017). The effects of interaction of emotional valence and arousal on attentional breadth and creative task performance. Creativity Research Journal, 29(3), 1-18.
Dr. Tidikis is teaching undergraduate level courses in cognition, psychology of creativity, and motivation and emotion, as well as graduate level course in research methods.