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Handbook of Creativity

Handbook of Creativity

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Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart, Robert S. Albert, Mark Runco, Jonathan A. Plucker, Joseph Renzulli, Shawn Okuda Sakamoto, Howard E. Gruber, Doris Wallace, Dean Keith Simonton, Colin Martindale, Charles J. Lumsden, David Henry Feldman, Thomas B. Ward, Steven M. Smith, Ronald A. Finke, Emma Policastro, Howard Gardner, Robert W. Weisberg, Linda O'Hara, Gregory J. Feist, Mary Ann Collins, Teresa Amabile, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Margaret A. Boden, Wendy M. Williams, Lana T. Yang, Raymond S. Nickerson, Michael J. A. Howe, Richard E. Mayer
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  • Date Published: March 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521576048
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  • The goal of the Handbook of Creativity is to provide the most comprehensive, definitive, and authoritative single-volume review available in the field of creativity. To this end, the book contains 22 chapters covering a wide range of issues and topics in the field of creativity, all written by distinguished leaders in the field. The chapters have been written to be accessible to all educated readers with an interest in creative thinking. Although the authors are leading behavioral scientists, people in all disciplines will find the coverage of creativity divided in the arts and sciences to be of interest. The volume is divided into six parts. Part I, the Introduction, sets out the major themes and reviews the history of thinking about creativity. Subsequent parts deal with methods, origins, self and environment, special topics and conclusions.

    • Complete coverage of the field of creativity without any of the usual theoretical or topical biases
    • Chapters by world leaders in the field
    • Accessible to people in all fields, not just psychology
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    01st Aug 2015 by Radwaaldayed

    The goal of the Handbook of Creativity is to provide the most comprehensive, definitive, and authoritative single-volume review available in the field of creativity. To this end, the book contains 22 chapters covering a wide range of issues and topics in the field of creativity, all written by distinguished leaders in the field. The chapters have been written to be accessible to all educated readers with an interest in creative thinking. Although the authors are leading behavioral scientists, people in all disciplines will find the coverage of creativity divided in the arts and sciences to be of interest. The volume is divided into six parts. Part I, the Introduction, sets out the major themes and reviews the history of thinking about creativity. Subsequent parts deal with methods, origins, self and environment, special topics and conclusions.

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    • Date Published: March 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521576048
    • length: 504 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 157 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • contains: 17 b/w illus. 7 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. The concept of creativity: prospects and paradigms Robert J. Sternberg and Todd Lubart
    2. A history of research on creativity Robert S. Albert and Mark Runco
    Part II. Methods for Studying Creativity:
    3. Psychometric approaches to the study of human creativity Jonathan A. Plucker and Joseph Renzulli
    4. Experimental studies of creativity Mark Runco and Shawn Okuda Sakamoto
    5. The case study method and evolving systems approach for understanding unique creative people at work Howard E. Gruber and Doris Wallace
    6. Creativity from a historiometric perspective Dean Keith Simonton
    Part III. Origins of Creativity:
    7. Biological bases of creativity Colin Martindale
    8. Evolving creative minds: stories and mechanisms Charles J. Lumsden
    9. The development of creativity David Henry Feldman
    Part IV. Creativity, the Self and Environment:
    10. Creative cognition Thomas B. Ward, Steven M. Smith and Ronald A. Finke
    11. From case studies to robust generalizations: an approach to the study of creativity Emma Policastro and Howard Gardner
    12. Creativity and knowledge: a challenge to theories Robert W. Weisberg
    13. Creativity and intelligence Robert W. Weisberg and Linda O'Hara
    14. The influence of personality on artistic and scientific creativity Gregory J. Feist
    15. Motivation and creativity Mary Ann Collins and Teresa Amabile
    16. Implications of a systems perspective for the study of creativity Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
    Part V. Special Topics in Creativity:
    17. Creativity across cultures Todd I. Lubart
    18. Computer models of creativity Margaret A. Boden
    19. Organizational creativity Wendy M. Williams and Lana T. Yang
    20. Enhancing creativity Raymond S. Nickerson
    21. Prodigies and creativity Michael J. A. Howe
    Part VI. Conclusion:
    22. Fifty years of creativity research Richard E. Mayer.

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    Robert J. Sternberg, Yale University, Connecticut

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    Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart, Robert S. Albert, Mark Runco, Jonathan A. Plucker, Joseph Renzulli, Shawn Okuda Sakamoto, Howard E. Gruber, Doris Wallace, Dean Keith Simonton, Colin Martindale, Charles J. Lumsden, David Henry Feldman, Thomas B. Ward, Steven M. Smith, Ronald A. Finke, Emma Policastro, Howard Gardner, Robert W. Weisberg, Linda O'Hara, Gregory J. Feist, Mary Ann Collins, Teresa Amabile, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Margaret A. Boden, Wendy M. Williams, Lana T. Yang, Raymond S. Nickerson, Michael J. A. Howe, Richard E. Mayer

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