Bridging generality and specificity: The amusement park theoretical (APT) model of creativity

@article{Baer2005BridgingGA,
  title={Bridging generality and specificity: The amusement park theoretical (APT) model of creativity},
  author={J. Baer and J. C. Kaufman},
  journal={Roeper Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={27},
  pages={158 - 163}
}
  • J. Baer, J. C. Kaufman
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Roeper Review
  • One of the most contentious areas in creativity theory is the question of domain specificity. How we conceptualize creativity — as something that transcends content domains, or as something that varies depending on the domain in question — has important implications for both creativity research and creativity training programs. The Amusement Park Theoretical (APT) model of creativity is the first creativity theory to successfully bridge the gap between these contrasting views of creativity. The… CONTINUE READING
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