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Creativity: Theories and Themes: Research, Development, and Practice
An integrative introduction to the theories and themes in research on creativity, the second edition of Creativity is both a reference work and text for courses in this burgeoning area of research.
The Standard Definition of Creativity
This Correction focuses on issues surrounding definitions of creativity. No topic is more central to research on creativity. There is a clear need to “correct” at least one all-too-common oversight...
International Preferences in Selecting Mates
This study sought to identify the effects of culture and sex on mate preferences using samples drawn world-wide. Thirty-seven samples were obtained from 33 countries located on six continents and
Divergent Thinking as an Indicator of Creative Potential
Divergent thinking (DT) tests are very often used in creativity studies. Certainly DT does not guarantee actual creative achievement, but tests of DT are reliable and reasonably valid predictors of
Education for Creative Potential
One trend in the creativity literature is towards unambiguous expressions of talent. This trend follows from an interest in scientific rigour, but if we are interested in children, it is creative
Theories of Creativity
This article surveys the range of contemporary theories of creativity. These are heuristically divided into ten categories: developmental, psychometric, economic, stage and componential process,
Development and Psychometric Integrity of a Measure of Ideational Behavior
Although creativity is an important part of cognitive, social, and emotional activity, high-quality creativity assessments are lacking. This article describes the rationale for and development of a
Problem Finding, Problem Solving, and Creativity
Contributors Preface Problem Construction and Cognition: Applying Problem Representations in Ill-Defined Domains Problem Finding, Evaluative Thinking, and Creativity Metacognition in Creative Problem