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Creative Ability

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  • The Sound of Paperby Julia Cameron

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available

    'Lately, I am trying to provoke myself into art - into writing... I wasn't exactly in despair - I was in cynicism, which is despair's more torpid sister... Let me tell you how writing snuck back on me.' Whether you are starting from scratch or need a gentle nudge back in the right direction, The Sound of Paper is a wonderful creative companion.... more...

  • Problem Solving 101by Ken Watanabe

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 22.95

    The fun and simple problem-solving guide that took Japan by storm Ken Watanabe originally wrote Problem Solving 101 for Japanese schoolchildren. His goal was to help shift the focus in Japanese education from memorization to critical thinking, by adapting some of the techniques he had learned as an elite McKinsey consultant. He was amazed to... more...

  • Creativity: Theory, History, Practiceby Rob Pope

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.95

    Creativity: Theory, History, Practice offers important new perspectives on creativity in the light of contemporary critical theory and cultural history. Innovative in approach as well as argument, the book crosses disciplinary boundaries and builds new bridges between the critical and the creative. It is organised in four parts: Why creativity... more...

  • 101 Activities for Teaching Creativity and Problem Solvingby Arthur B. VanGundy

    Wiley 2004; US$ 85.00

    Employees who possess problem-solving skills are highly valued in today?s competitive business environment. The question is how can employees learn to deal in innovative ways with new data, methods, people, and technologies? In this groundbreaking book, Arthur VanGundy -- a pioneer in the field of idea generation and problem solving -- has compiled... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...