Understanding Creativity / Edition 1

Understanding Creativity / Edition 1

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by Jane Piirto
     
 

Piirto's (education, Ashland U., Ashland, Ohio) latest text is a substantially revised and reordered version of her earlier publication, Understanding Those Who Create (second edition, Gifted Psychology Press, Inc., 1998), and incorporates material from some 500 articles and books published in the past six years on the topic. The author examines definitions andSee more details below

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Piirto's (education, Ashland U., Ashland, Ohio) latest text is a substantially revised and reordered version of her earlier publication, Understanding Those Who Create (second edition, Gifted Psychology Press, Inc., 1998), and incorporates material from some 500 articles and books published in the past six years on the topic. The author examines definitions and processes of creativity, ways to enhance it, the personality and intellectual characteristics of creative people in various domains—visual artists, architects, creative writers, scientists, mathematicians, inventors, entrepreneurs, musicians, conductors, composers, actors, dancers, athletes—and creativity assessment and testing. Academic but accessible to teachers, parents, and general readers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910707596
Publisher:
Great Potential Press Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
466,779
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Part I. Definitions and Processes of Creativity
Chapter 1. Making Sense of Creativity
Chapter 2. The Creative Process
Part II. How to Enhance Creativity
Chapter 3. Encouraging Creativity: Motivation and Schooling
Chapter 4. How Parents and Teachers Can Enhance Creativity in Children
Part III. Personality and Intellectual Characteristics of Creative People in Various Domains
Chapter 5. The Piirto Pyramid of Talent Development Model
Chapter 6. Visual Artists and Architects
Chapter 7. Creative Writers
Chapter 8. Creative Writers: Children with Extraordinary Writing Talent
Chapter 9. Creative Scientists, Mathematicians, Inventors, and Entrepreneurs
Chapter 10. Musicians, Conductors, and Composers
Chapter 11. Physical Performers: Actors, Dancers, and Athletes
Part IV: Creativity Assessment and Training
Chapter 12. Creativity Assessment
Chapter 13. Creativity Training
Appendix A. Creativity Theory
Appendix B. Focus Questions
References
Index
About the Author

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