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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Gruber, Howard E.
Contemporary approaches to creative thinking.
New York, Atherton Press 1962
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Howard E Gruber; University of Colorado (Boulder campus). Department of Psychology.
|Notes:||Organized by a committee of the Psychology Dept., University of Colorado.|
|Description:||223 pages illustrations 22 cm.|
|Contents:||The conditions of creativity / Jerome S. Bruner --
The birth and death of ideas / Mary Henle --
The processes of creative thinking / Allen Newell, J.C. Shaw, & Herbert A. Simon --
Conformity and creative thinking / Richard S. Crutchfield --
On the psychodynamics of creative physical scientists / David C. McClelland --
Retrospect and prospect / Robert B. Macleod.
|Series Title:||Atherton Press behavioral science series.|
|Responsibility:||Edited by Howard E. Gruber, Glenn Terrell [and] Michael Wertheimer.|
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
This is an excellent book that looks at the way that creative thinking might arise, especially by an heurist process. The best quotation from the book is: "If at first you don't succeed, try something counter-intuitive."
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