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Nature of creative development.

Author: Jonathan S Feinstein
Publisher: Stanford : Stanford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents an understanding of the basis of creativity. Describing patterns of development seen in creative individuals, this title shows how creativity grows out of distinctive interests that often  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan S Feinstein
ISBN: 0804761248 9780804761246
OCLC Number: 229309098
Description: pages
Contents: Introduction --
Creative interests and conceptions of creative interests --
The development of creative interests --
Intrinsic sources of interest --
Extrinsic and strategic factors in the development of creative interests --
Kinds of creative interests --
The distinctiveness and breadth of creative interests --
Resonances and connections --
Creative responses --
Exploration of creative interests and creativity generation : creative expertise --
The role of conceptions of creative interests and associated values and principles in guidance : management of creative development at the meta-level --
Creativity in projects --
Multiple interests --
Patterns of creative development: patterns of projects : projects and interests --
Patterns of creative development : evolution of interests and sequences of interests --
Difficulties in creative development --
Creative development and linkages of cultural transmission : modeling cultural development --
Epilogue : modeling individuals in social systems.


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