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The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development is a service, research, and instructional center concerned with the identification and development of creative potential and with gifted and future studies. As part of our goals to investigate, implement, and evaluate techniques for enhancing creative thinking and facilitating national and international systems that support creative development, we also:

  • Conduct research using the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking
  • Offer training on the scoring of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking
  • Host Duke TIP programs
  • Host a Summer Institute for professional development
  • Host an annual lecture series
  • Host visiting scholars
  • Collaborate with researchers on grant development
  • Train and help implement the Future Problem Solving program
  • Serve as an expert on creativity within and outside the university community

All programs and activities sponsored by the Torrance Center build on the legacy of Dr. E. Paul Torrance, a native Georgian and UGA Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor Emeritus who was a pioneer in research on the identification and development of creative potential.

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  • 123 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602

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Our events

Our events

We offer opportunities for children though Duke Tip programs, and for adults through our Summer Institute. We also host the Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards and Bizarre Bazaar.

100 years of Torrance

100 years of Torrance

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. E. Paul Torrance, whose benchmark assessments for creativity are still used today, around the world. Our annual Torrance Lecture celebrates his legacy.

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