Encyclopedia of Creativity, Volume 1

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Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker
Academic Press, 1999 - Psychology - 1300 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Creativity is the sourcebook for individuals seeking specialized information about creativity and motivation. Subjects include theories of creativity, techniques for enhancing creativity, individuals who have made significant contributions to creativity, physiological aspects of creativity, and virtually any topic that touches upon the subject. Entries are placed in alphabetical order with cross-references to other topics and entries where appropriate. Each entry is written in simple easy-to-understand terms summarizing the most important aspects of creative research and writing relating to the specific topic. A bibliography in the back of each article suggests additional sources for more information. The text is visually enhanced throughout by illustrations and photographs.

Key Features
* A source-book of specialized information about creativity and motivation
* Includes virtually any topic dealing with creativity
* Entries are placed in alphabetical order with cross-references
* Written in easy-to-understand terms
* Illustrations and photographs throughout
* Contains select biographies of internationally renowned creative individuals from throughout history
 

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Contents

Adaptation and Creativity
9
Advertising
23
Affective Disorders
31
Aging
45
Alcohol and Creativity
53
Altered and Transitional States
59
SelfActualization
66
Analogies
71
Janusian Process
103
Jungian Theory
109
Knowledge
119
Krebs Hans Adolf
131
Leadership
139
Learning Styles
147
Logic and Reasoning
155
Longitudinal Studies
163

Architecture Modern Western
79
Archival Investigation
91
Art and Aesthetics
99
Art and Artists
115
Articulation
121
Artificial Intelligence
127
Associative Theory
135
Attention
141
Attribution and Creativity
147
23
157
Barriers to Creativity
165
59
175
Bell Alexander Graham
185
91
203
99
213
Brainstorming
219
Bronte Sisters
229
Business Strategy
235
Mark A Runco
367
Ford
423
Dinesen Isak
553
Discovery
559
Distribution of Creativity
573
DiversityCultural583
583
Domains of Creativity
591
Dreams and Creativity
597
Drugs and Creativity
607
Eccentricity
613
Economic Perspective on Creativity
623
Education
629
Einstein Albert
643
EmotionAffect
659
Enhancement of Creativity
669
Ensemble of Metaphor
677
Everyday Creativity
683
Evolving Systems Approach
689
Expertise
695
Families and Creativity
709
FivePart Typology
717
Fixation
725
Four Ps of Creativity
733
Fourth Grade Slump
743
Generativity Theory
759
Genetics
767
Giftedness and Creativity
773
Group Creativity
779
Guilfords View
785
Heuristics
807
Historiometry
815
History and Creativity
823
Homospatial Process
831
Humane Creativity
837
Humor
845
Self Processes and Creativity
vii
How to Use the Encyclopedia
xiii
Imagination
13
Implicit Theories
27
Incubation
39
Innovation
45
Insight
57
Institute of Personality Assessment
71
Intelligence
81
Intuition
89
Invention
95
25
165
Mad Genius Controversy
169
Marginality
179
Matthew Effects
185
Memory and Creativity
193
Metacognition
201
Metaphors
209
Mindfulness
221
Misjudgment
235
Mood
241
MotivationDrive
251
Multiple Discovery
261
29
263
Multiple Intelligences
273
Music
285
Novelty
297
Old Age Style
311
Organizations Interested in Creativity
319
Overexcitabilities
325
Paradigm Shifts
335
Perceptgenesis
347
33
351
Perception and Creativity
355
Personality
361
Perspectives
373
Piaget Jean
381
David Lester
387
261
393
409
409
Political Science and Creativity
417
Postmodernism and Creativity
423
Proactive Creativity
429
Problem Solving
437
Prodigies
449
Productivity and
457
45
460
Programs and Courses in Creativity
465
Psycholinguistics
479
Quantum Theory of Creativity
491
355
501
361
515
53
516
525
525
59
609
Tactics and Strategies for Creativity 611
611
Tagore Rabindranath 617
617
6
618
Talent and Creativity 623
623
Teaching Creativity 629
629
Teams 639
639
Television and Creativity 651
651
109
658
Time 659
659
85
703
Leonard Shlain
737
Chronology of Events and Significant
751
Contributors
761
Handwriting and Creativity
769
Name Index
771
119
772
131
778
14
787
155
802
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About the author (1999)

STEVEN R. PRITZKER, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco.

He is Director of The Creativity Studies Certificate and Masters in Psychology with a Specialization

in Creativity Studies. Dr. Pritzker writes both academic and popular press articles and books

concerning creativity. He is a fellow and educational coalition representative for the American

Psychological Association's Division 10 (Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and The Arts).

He serves on the editorial board of the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and The Arts.

Dr. Pritzker is a former comedy writer-producer who worked on over 200 network television

episodes including such popular shows as The Partridge Family, Maude, Fish, The Hogan Family and

the Emmy winning Mary Tyler Moore Show and Room 222. He has received Emmy recognition

and been nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award. Dr. Pritzker is President of Creativity

Source where he consults and coaches organizations and individuals on maximizing their

creativity.

Mark Runco has studied creativity and innovation for 35 years. He holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and is Professor at the University of Georgia, as well as Distinguished Research Fellow at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology. His PhD is in Cognitive Psychology from the Claremont Graduate School. He also earned his MA and his BA from Claremont. He is founding Editor of the Creativity Research Journal and is on the Editorial Board of Creativity and Innovation Management, the Journal of Creative Behavior and various other academic journals. He is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Creativity (1999, 2011) and in 2015 he collaborated with the International Center for Studies in Creativity to introduce two new academic journals, Business Creativity and the Creative Economy and the Journal of Genius and Eminence.

Dr. Runco was Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and the Torrance Professor and Director of the Torrance Creativity Center at UGA. He is Past President of the American Psychological Association's Division 10.

Dr. Runco has published over 200 articles, chapters, and books on creativity and innovation.

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