Creativity: From Potential to Realization / Edition 1

Creativity: From Potential to Realization / Edition 1

by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko, Jerome L. Singer
     
 

The emphasis of this volume is on the theoretical issue of whether the attributes that lead to creativity in one domain are the same as those that lead to creativity in another domain. The study of creativity is burgeoning and multidisciplinary in that it involves approaches of social, personality, cognitive, clinical, biological, differential, developmental, and… See more details below

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The emphasis of this volume is on the theoretical issue of whether the attributes that lead to creativity in one domain are the same as those that lead to creativity in another domain. The study of creativity is burgeoning and multidisciplinary in that it involves approaches of social, personality, cognitive, clinical, biological, differential, developmental, and educational psychology. This book will be of interest to a wide range of psychologists, researchers, and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591471202
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1Hawking's haiku, madonna's math : why it is hard to be creative in every room of the house3
Ch. 2Everyone has creative potential21
Ch. 3The artistic personality : a systems perspective31
Ch. 4The generality-specificity of creativity : a multivariate approach43
Ch. 5The evolved fluid specificity of human creative talent57
Ch. 6Creativity as a constrained stochastic process83
Ch. 7Inventors : the ordinary genius next door103
Ch. 8Artistic scientists and scientific artists : the link between polymathy and creativity127
Ch. 9Why creativity is domain general, why it looks domain specific, and why the distinction does not matter153
Ch. 10Vertical and horizontal mentoring for creativity169
Ch. 11Concluding comments : crossover creativity or domain specificity?195
Author index205
Subject index213
About the editors225

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