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The nature of creative development

Author: Jonathan S Feinstein
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book describes the basic structure and processes through which creative endeavors are initially developed and then transformed into creative contributions.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan S Feinstein
ISBN: 0804745730 9780804745734 0804761248 9780804761246
OCLC Number: 466915168
Description: 572 p.
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 --
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


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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