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Creativity : theories and themes : research, development, and practice

Author: Mark A Runco
Publisher: [Palo Alto, Calif.] : [Ebrary], [2007]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An integrative introduction to the theories and themes in research on creativity, this book is both a reference work and text for courses in this burgeoning area of research. The book begins with a discussion of the theories of creativity (Person, Product, Process, Place), the general question of whether creativity is influenced by nature or nurture, what research has indicated of the personality and style of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Runco, Mark A.
Creativity.
[Palo Alto, Calif. : Ebrary, 2007]
(DLC) 2007295928
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Runco
OCLC Number: 191927298
Notes: Title from e-book t.p. (viewed Feb. 12, 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Ch. 1. Cognition and creativity --
ch. 2. Developmental trends and influences on creativity --
ch. 3. Biological perspectives on creativity --
ch. 4. Health and clinical perspectives --
ch. 5. Social, attributional, and organizational perspectives --
ch. 6. Educational perspectives --
ch. 7. History and historiometry --
ch. 8. Culture and creativity --
ch. 9. Personality and motivation --
ch. 10. Enhancement and the fulfillment of potential --
ch. 11. Conclusion : what creativity is and what it is not.
Responsibility: Mark A. Runco.

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Giving an introduction to the theories and themes in research on creativity, this book begins with a discussion of the theories of creativity, the general question of whether creativity is influenced  Read more...

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"Mark A. Runco's excellent book Creativity: Theories and Themes: Research, Development, and Practice may be one way to bring creativity back into relevance in psychology."--PsycCritiques (October 10, Read more...

 
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