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Contemporary approaches to creative thinking; a symposium held at the University of Colorado.

Author: Howard E Gruber; University of Colorado (Boulder campus). Department of Psychology.
Publisher: New York, Atherton Press 1962.
Series: Atherton Press behavioral science series.
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Gruber, Howard E.
Contemporary approaches to creative thinking.
New York, Atherton Press 1962
(OCoLC)565308785
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard E Gruber; University of Colorado (Boulder campus). Department of Psychology.
OCLC Number: 2669864
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.

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Creative Thinking

by Jazspeak (WorldCat user published 2009-05-22) Excellent Permalink

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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