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Creative Ability

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  • Education, Arts, and Moralityby Doris B. Wallace

    Springer 2006; US$ 139.00

    Inspired by Howard Gruber?s Evolving Systems Approach, these studies explore creativity in several domains. The idea that the creative person embodies a system of loosely coupled sub-systems ? knowledge, purpose, and affect that work together, is viewed here in different chapters that explore this concept. more...

  • Scientific and Technological Thinkingby Michael E. Gorman; Ryan D. Tweney; David C. Gooding; Alexandra P. Kincannon

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    At the turn of the 21st century, the most valuable commodity in society is knowledge--particularly new knowledge that may give a culture, company, or laboratory an adaptive advantage. Knowledge about the cognitive processes that lead to discovery and invention can enhance the probability of making valuable new discoveries and inventions. Such knowledge... more...

  • Beyond Knowledgeby Larisa V. Shavinina; Michel Ferrari

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Some aspects of giftedness and creativity cannot be explained by cognitive, developmental, personality, or social approaches considered in isolation. At the intersection of these approaches is something invisible, deeply hidden, but at the same time very important--the extracognitive facets of high ability. This volume brings together chapters by leading... more...

  • Sandplay and Symbol Workby M. Pearson; Helen Wilson

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2001; US$ 34.95

    Sandplay and symbol work are therapeutic tools for self-discovery and emotional healing. By arranging small objects in a sandtray, children, adolescents and adults can unlock the subconscious and reveal unspoken dilemmas. For many people, it is a powerful form of self-expression and an important step towards personal healing. Sandplay & Symbol... more...

  • Origins of Geniusby Dean Keith Simonton

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 58.99

    How can we account for the sudden appearance of such dazzling artists and scientists as Mozart, Shakespeare, Darwin, or Einstein? How can we define such genius? What conditions or personality traits seem to produce exceptionally creative people? Is the association between genius and madness really just a myth? These and many other questions are brilliantly... more...

  • Creativityby Sing Lau; Anna N. N. Hui; Grace Y. C. Ng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    What actually is creativity? And what contributes to its conceptualization and development? For decades, these and other questions have fascinated researchers, educators, parents and laypeople alike, and equally so in the East and West. This interesting collection of articles is an attempt at exploring and answering the above questions from both the... more...

  • Think!by Michael R. LeGault

    Threshold Editions 2006; US$ 15.99

    This isn't the time to Blink. It's time to THINK! -- before it's too late. Outraged by the downward spiral of American intellect and culture, Michael R. LeGault offers the flip side of Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling phenomenon, Blink, which theorized that our best decision-making is done on impulse, without factual knowledge or critical... more...

  • Creativity and Developmentby R.Keith Sawyer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is creativity, and where does it come from? Creativity and Development explores the connections and tensions among creativity research and developmental psychology, two fields that, for a long time, have largely progressed independently of each other. more...

  • Creativity and the Brainby Kenneth M. Heilman

    Psychology Press 2005; US$ 55.00

    Explores the possible brain mechanisms which underlie creativity, by reviewing the evidence and putting forward fresh ideas. This work discusses the relationships between creativity and intelligence, brain anatomy, neuropharmacology, addiction, handedness, sex differences, and mood states such as depression. more...

  • Creativity, Psychology and the History of Scienceby H.E. Gruber; Katja Bödeker

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Offers a comprehensive overview of the oeuvre of Howard E Gruber, who is noted for his contributions both to the psychology of creativity and to the history of science. This book includes papers from a range of topics. It presents a comprehensive contribution to our understanding of the creative process. more...