Encyclopedia of Creativity

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123750385

Category: Psychology

Page: 1384

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The first edition of the successful Encyclopedia of Creativity served to establish the study of creativity is a field in itself. Now completely updated and revised in its second edition, coverage encompasses the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative. This reference also appeals to a lay audience with articles specifically on the application of creativity to business settings. Available online via ScienceDirect and in limited print release. Named a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication Serves as a compendium of reviews of a number of domain-specific areas, such as acting, dance, expressive arts, film, food, music, religion, science, sports, theater, and writing. Creativity and education are examined in articles about thought processes, such as developmental trends in creative abilities and potentials, the enhancement of creativity, intelligence, knowledge, play, prodigies, programs and courses, talent and teaching creativity. Cognitive aspects of creativity can be investigated in articles about altered and transitional states, analogies, attention, cognitive style, divergent thinking, flow and optimal experience, metacognition, metaphors, problem-finding, problem-solving, and remote associates. Covers business and organizational creativity in articles about advertising with art, creative visuals, business/management, creativity coaching, creativity exercises, entrepreneurship, group dynamics, innovation, leadership, organizational culture, organizational development, teams, and training, among others. Explicitly examines the complex interrelationship between society and creativity in articles about awards, conformity and conventionality, the creative sector and class of society, cultural diversity, the dark side of creativity, East vs. West, networking, social psychology, war, zeitgeist, and others. Personal and interpersonal creativity is discussed in articles relating to collaboration, family, life stages, mentors, networking, personal creativity and self-actualization. Focuses on scientific information about creativity, there are also articles that discuss brain and neuropsychology, concepts of creativity, definitions of creativity, expertise, longitudinal studies, researching art, artists and art audiences, research methods, phenomenology research and qualitative research. Online version contains an additional 26 biographies of famously creative people

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set

Author: Steven R. Pritzker

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080548504

Category: Psychology

Page: 1663

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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

Encyclopedia of Creativity

Author: Mark A. Runco

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123750396

Category: Psychology

Page: 1384

View: 304

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The first edition of the successful Encyclopedia of Creativity served to establish the study of creativity is a field in itself. Now completely updated and revised in its second edition, coverage encompasses the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative. This reference also appeals to a lay audience with articles specifically on the application of creativity to business settings. Available online via ScienceDirect and in limited print release. Named a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication Serves as a compendium of reviews of a number of domain-specific areas, such as acting, dance, expressive arts, film, food, music, religion, science, sports, theater, and writing. Creativity and education are examined in articles about thought processes, such as developmental trends in creative abilities and potentials, the enhancement of creativity, intelligence, knowledge, play, prodigies, programs and courses, talent and teaching creativity. Cognitive aspects of creativity can be investigated in articles about altered and transitional states, analogies, attention, cognitive style, divergent thinking, flow and optimal experience, metacognition, metaphors, problem-finding, problem-solving, and remote associates. Covers business and organizational creativity in articles about advertising with art, creative visuals, business/management, creativity coaching, creativity exercises, entrepreneurship, group dynamics, innovation, leadership, organizational culture, organizational development, teams, and training, among others. Explicitly examines the complex interrelationship between society and creativity in articles about awards, conformity and conventionality, the creative sector and class of society, cultural diversity, the dark side of creativity, East vs. West, networking, social psychology, war, zeitgeist, and others. Personal and interpersonal creativity is discussed in articles relating to collaboration, family, life stages, mentors, networking, personal creativity and self-actualization. Focuses on scientific information about creativity, there are also articles that discuss brain and neuropsychology, concepts of creativity, definitions of creativity, expertise, longitudinal studies, researching art, artists and art audiences, research methods, phenomenology research and qualitative research. Online version contains an additional 26 biographies of famously creative people

Encyclopedia of Creativity: A-I

Author: Mark A. Runco,Steven R. Pritzker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780123750365

Category: Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Page: 1323

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Covers the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative.

Encyclopedia of Creativity: A-I

Author: Mark A. Runco,Steven R. Pritzker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780123750365

Category: Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Page: 1323

View: 3428

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Covers the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative.

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781461438571

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1908

View: 1986

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​The Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CI2E) is a three-volume electronic and print reference that uniquely covers the broad spectrum of topics relating to the process of creativity and innovation, from a wide variety of perspectives (e.g., economics, management, psychology, anthropology, policy, technology, education, the arts) and modes (individual, organization, industry, nation, region). The resource is comprised of some 300 topical entries, definitions of key terms and concepts, and review essays, from a global array of more than 250 researchers, business executives, policymakers, and artists, illuminating the many facets of creativity and innovation, and highlighting their relationships to such universal concepts as knowledge management, economic opportunity, and sustainability. Entries feature description of key concepts and definition of terms, full-color illustrations, case examples, future directions for research and application, synonyms and cross-references, and bibliographic references.

Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration

Author: Fenwick W. English

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 145226516X

Category: Education

Page: 1264

View: 978

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration as taught in preparation programs and practiced in schools and colleges today. With more than 600 entries, written by more than 200 professors, graduate students, practitioners, and association officials, the two volumes of this encyclopedia represent the most comprehensive knowledge base of educational leadership and school administration that has, as yet, been compiled.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology

Author: Bonnie B. Strickland

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 701

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Covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: A-C

Author: Kristine M. Krapp,Jeffrey Wilson

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787694272

Category: Child Welfare

Page: 2178

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Arranged alphabetically, each volume provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development.

Encyclopedia of Special Education

Author: Cecil R. Reynolds,Lester Mann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 1793

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Alphabetical listing of over 2000 topics that include biographies, educational and psychological tests, interventions and service delivery, handicapping conditions, related services, legal matters, and miscellaneous. Intended for professionals and general public. Entries include narrative, references, contributor's name and institution, and cross references. Vol. 3 contains appendix (Public Law 95-142) and index.

Encyclopedia of cognitive science

Author: Lynn Nadel

Publisher: Nature Pub Group

ISBN: 9780333792612

Category: Psychology

Page: 4361

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Reviews the themes: information, information processing, representation, and computation, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, computer science, neuroscience, education, economics, evolutionary biology, anthropology.

Encyclopedia of Gerontology: A-K

Author: James E. Birren

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780123706454

Category: Aging

Page: 1572

View: 6858

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Covers the latest research on the study of aging. Explores the many influences that bring change to individuals over the life span. Influences range from genetics to physiology, sociology, psychology, and anthropology. Physical, social, and economic environments as well as the traditions of families and religion also influence human life. Articles cover the depth and the breadth of influences on the living organism.

Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy

Author: D. C. Phillips

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483364755

Category: Education

Page: 952

View: 9935

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Education is a field sometimes beset by theories-of-the-day and with easy panaceas that overpromise the degree to which they can alleviate pressing educational problems. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that have stood the test of time and those that have provided the historical foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. Drawing together a team of international scholars, this invaluable reference examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, this work offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Features: Over 300 signed entries by trusted experts in the field are organized into two volumes and overseen by a distinguished General Editor and an international Editorial Board. Entries are followed by cross references and further reading suggestions. A Chronology of Theory within the field of education highlights developments over the centuries; a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically, and a master Bibliography facilitates further study. The Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references combine for strong search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic version. Available in a choice of print or electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy is an ideal reference for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary educational theory.

Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education

Author: Elaine Fletcher-Janzen,Cecil R. Reynolds

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471515272

Category: Education

Page: 1215

View: 973

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The most comprehensive sourcebook in the field, now available in one convenient volume… Reviews of the Encyclopedia of Special Education: "… a needed reference that should be in every educational library." —Dorothy Kennedy, Gifted Child Quarterly "…this provides excellent exposition of special education topics and meets the needs of its varied audience. A must for academic libraries, it will also be useful in public libraries, especially to parents of students in special education programs." —Wilson Library Bulletin Written by authors respected both in the fields of special education as well as psychology, this important reference for the education of handicapped and other exceptional children—and their parents—provides a reference base for educators as well as professionals in the areas of psychology, neuropsychology, medicine, health care, social work, and law. Condensed from the acclaimed 3-volume Encyclopedia of Special Education, this new edition has also been updated, rewritten to make it accessible to nonprofessionals, and reorganized alphabetically to allow professionals to reference topics outside their specialties. Up-to-date information on an unusually wide range of topics includes: The history of the field and professional organizations Drugs used with handicapped children Methods of education and psychological intervention services Common tests and clinical disorders International topics in special education—plus much more

Encyclopedia of Mental Health: A-Di

Author: Howard S. Friedman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780122266768

Category: Medical

Page: 786

View: 1818

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"Edited by Howard S. Friedman of the University of California/Riverside (called "the most cited psychologist" by the Social Science Citation Index), this work will be informative and accessible to college students and interested adults. In addition to discussing mental disorders, treatments, and personality attributes, articles focus an such subjects as burnout, caffeine, and commuting and mental health. Each article is formatted clearly with an outline describing its content and a short glossary to explain terminology. A complete table of contents for all volumes in the front of each, bibliographies for further reading at the end of every article, and an extensive index aid use".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

Creativity

Theories and Themes: Research, Development, and Practice

Author: Mark A. Runco

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 012410522X

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

View: 3549

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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 book begins with a discussion of the theories of creativity (Person, Product, Process, Place), the general question of whether creativity is influenced by nature or nurture, what research has indicated of the personality and style of creative individuals from a personality analysis standpoint, and how social context affects creativity. This wide-ranging work then proceeds to coverage of issues such as gender differences, whether creativity can be enhanced, if creativity is related to poor mental or physical health, and much more. The book contains boxes covering special interest items, including one-page biographies of famous creative individuals, and activities for a group or individual to test or encourage creativity, as well as references to Internet sites relating to creativity. Includes all major theories and perspectives on creativity Consolidates recent research into a single source Includes key terms defined and text boxes with interesting related material Single authored for clarity and consistency of presentation

Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Cabanis - Destutt de Tracy

Author: Donald M. Borchert

Publisher: Thomson Gale/MacMillan Reference USA

ISBN: 9780028657820

Category: Philosophy

Page: 10

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Containing material from hundreds of highly distinguished contributors representing the world's top universities and institutions, the second edition has a truly global perspective. It contains more than 2,100 entries -- including more than 450 new articles. Among the many topics covered are African, Islamic, Jewish, Russian, Chinese, and Buddhist philosophies; bioethics and biomedical ethics; art and aesthetics; epistemology; metaphysics; peace and war; social and political philosophy; the Holocaust; feminist thought; and much more. Additionally, the second edition also features 1,000 biographical entries on major figures in philosophical thought throughout history.

Encyclopedia of human intelligence

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Intellect

Page: 1235

View: 1729

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This collection illuminates the mysteries of the human mind. The articles cover basic elements of intelligence (attention span, decision making, intuition), specialized learning (athletic ability, the development of artistic skills, musical aptitude), and the physiological, environmental and emotional aspects of intelligence. Explanations and biographies are accessible to all readers.