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The Cambridge handbook of creativity

Author: James C Kaufman; Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge handbooks in psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity is a comprehensive scholarly handbook on creativity from the most respected psychologists, researchers, and educators. This handbook serves both as a thorough introduction to the field of creativity and as an invaluable reference and current source of important information. It covers such diverse topics as the brain, education, business, and world cultures. The first section,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James C Kaufman; Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 9780521513661 0521513669 9780521730259 0521730252
OCLC Number: 501180467
Description: xvii, 489 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Creativity research: a historical view / Mark A. Runco and Robert S. Albert --
Theories of creativity / Aaron Kozbelt, Ronald A. Beghetto, and Mark A. Runco --
Assessment of creativity Jonathan A. Plucker and Matthew C. Makel --
The roles of creativity in society Seana Moran --
Cognition and creativity Thomas B. Ward and Yuliya Kolomyts --
The function of personality in creativity: the nature and nurture of the creative personality Gregory J. Feist --
How does a visual artist create an artwork? / Paul J. Locher --
Organizational creativity: a systems approach Gerard J. Puccio and John F. Cabra --
Creativity in highly eminent individuals Dean Keith Simonton --
Everyday creativity: process and way of life --
four key issues / Ruth Richards --
The neurobiological foundation of creative cognition / Allison B. Kaufman, Sergey A. Kornilov, Adam S. Bristol, Mei Tan, and Elena L. Grigorenko --
Developmental approaches to creativity / Sandra W. Russ and Julie A. Fiorelli --
Educational creativity / Jeffrey K. Smith and Lisa F. Smith --
Cross cultural perspectives on creativity / Todd Lubart --
Evolutionary approaches to creativity / Liane Gabora and Scott Barry Kaufman --
Functional creativity: "products" and the generation of effective novelty / David Cropley and Arthur Cropley --
Is creativity domain specific? / John Baer --
The creativity-motivation connection / Beth A. Hennessey --
Individual and group creativity / R. Keith Sawyer --
Creativity and mental illness / Paul J. Silvia and James C. Kaufman --
The relationship between creativity and intelligence / Kyung Hee Kim, Bonnie Cramond, and Joyce VanTassel-Baska --
Divergent thinking, creativity, and ideation / Mark A. Runco --
Creativity in the classroom / Ronald A. Beghetto --
Constraints on creativity: obvious and not so obvious / Robert J. Sternberg and James C. Kaufman.
Series Title: Cambridge handbooks in psychology.
Other Titles: Creativity
Responsibility: edited by James C. Kaufman, Robert J. Sternberg.
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