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Description - The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity across Domains by James C. Kaufman

Creativity is of rising interest to scholars and laypeople alike. Creativity in the arts, however, is very different from creativity in science, business, sports, cooking, or teaching. This book brings together top experts in the field from around the world to discuss creativity across many different domains. Each chapter includes clear definitions, intriguing research, potential measures, and suggestions for development or future directions. After a broad discussion of creativity across different domains, subsequent chapters look deeper into those individual domains (traditional arts, sciences, business, newer domains, and everyday life) to explore how creativity varies when expressed in different ways. Ultimately, the book offers a future-looking perspective integrating the different variations of creativity across domains.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107526662
ISBN-10: 1107526663
Format: Paperback / softback
(255mm x 179mm x 30mm)
Pages: 682
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James C. Kaufman

James C. Kaufman is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. The author or editor of more than thirty-five books, he is a past president of American Psychological Association's Division 10 and founding editor of two APA journals. He currently co-edits International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. Kaufman has won awards from APA (the Berlyne Award and the Farnsworth Award), Mensa's Research Award, National Association for Gifted Children's Torrance Award, and the American Library Association's Choice Outstanding Academic Title. Vlad Glaveanu is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. His books include Thinking Through Creativity and Culture (2014), Distributed Creativity (2014), Rethinking Creativity (with Alex Gillespie and Jaan Valsiner, 2014), and Creativity: A New Vocabulary (with Lene Tanggaard Pedersen and Charlotte Wegener, 2016). John Baer is Professor of Educational Psychology at Rider University, New Jersey. He is winner of the American Psychological Association's Berlyne Prize and the National Conference on College Teaching and Learning's Award for Innovative Excellence. His books include Domain Specificity of Creativity (2015), Being Creative Inside and Outside the Classroom (with James C. Kaufman, 2012), Creativity and Divergent Thinking: A Task-Specific Approach (1993), Creative Teachers, Creative Students (1996), Creativity across Domains: Faces of the Muse (with James C. Kaufman, 2005), Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development (with James C. Kaufman, Cambridge, 2016), Are We Free? Psychology and Free Will (with James C. Kaufman and Roy F. Baumeister, 2008), and Essentials of Creativity Assessment (with James C. Kaufman and Jonathan A. Plucker, 2008).

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