The Psych 101 Series: Creativity 101

Editor/Author Kaufman, James C.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-82-612952-9
Category: Psychology
Book Status: Available
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What is creativity? How does it work? How does it flourish in individuals and organizations? Now in its second edition, this bestselling introductory text--written by one of the worlds leading experts on the psychology of creativity---is completely updated and expanded to reflect the tremendous growth in this field. In a redesigned, reader-friendly format, the text surveys the latest theories and research to provide key information about what we know (and dont know) about creativity including its many definitions and measures. It addresses how creativity operates on individual and social/environmental levels, and the effects and outcomes of the creative mind.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Basics
  • Chapter 1 What Is Creativity?
  • Chapter 2 Theories of Creativity
  • Chapter 3 The Structure of Creativity
  • Chapter 4 Measures of Creativity
  • Part II: The Creative Individual
  • Chapter 5 Creativity and Personality
  • Chapter 6 Creativity and Motivation
  • Chapter 7 Creativity and Intelligence
  • Chapter 8 Creativity and Mental Health
  • Part III: The Big Picture
  • Chapter 9 Creativity and Admissions, Hiring, and Fairness
  • Chapter 10 Creative Environments: Life, Classrooms, Workplaces, and the World
  • Chapter 11 Creative Perceptions (of Self and Others)
  • Chapter 12 Is Creativity a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?
  • Epilogue: The Future of Creativity