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Title Handbook of creativity / edited by Robert J. Sternberg.
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Subject Creative ability.
Creative thinking.
Alt Name Sternberg, Robert J.
Description ix, 490 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The concept of creativity : prospects and paradigms / Robert J. Sternberg and Todd I. Lubart -- A history of research on creativity / Robert S. Albert and Mark A. Runco -- Psychometric approaches to the study of human creativity / Jonathan A. Plucker and Joseph S. Renzulli -- Experimental studies of creativity / Mark A. Runco and Shawn Okuda Sakamoto -- The case study method and evolving systems approach for understanding unique creative people at work / Howard E. Gruber and Doris B. Wallace -- Creativity from a historiometric perspective / Dean Keith Simonton -- Biological bases of creativity / Colin Martindale -- Evolving creative minds : stories and mechanisms / Charles J. Lumsden -- The development of creativity / David Henry Feldman -- Creative cognition / Thomas B. Ward, Steven M. Smith, and Ronald A. Finke -- From case studies to robust generalizations : an approach to the study of creativity / Emma Policastro and Howard Gardner -- Creativity and knowledge : a challenge to theories / Robert W. Weisberg -- Creativity and intelligence / Robert J. Sternberg and Linda A. O'Hara -- The influence of personality on artistic and scientific creativity / Gregory J. Feist --Motivation and creativity / Mary Ann Collins and Teresa M. Amabile -- Implications of a systems perspective for the study of creativity / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi -- Creativity across cultures / Todd I. Lubart -- Computer models of creativity / Margaret A. Boden -- Organizational creativity / Wendy M. Williams and Lana T. Yang -- Enhancing creativity / Raymond S. Nickerson -- Prodigies and creativity / Michael J.A. Howe -- Fifty years of creativity research / Richard E. Mayer.
ISBN 0521572851
0521576040 (pbk.)
OCLC # 39605774
Table of Contents
 List of Contributors 
Pt. IIntroduction 
 1The Concept of Creativity: Prospects and Paradigms / Robert J. Sternberg, Todd I. Lubart3
 2A History of Research on Creativity / Robert S. Albert, Mark A. Runco16
Pt. IIMethods for Studying Creativity 
 3Psychometric Approaches to the Study of Human Creativity / Jonathan A. Plucker, Joseph S. Renzulli35
 4Experimental Studies of Creativity / Mark A. Runco, Shawn Okuda Sakamoto62
 5The Case Study Method and Evolving Systems Approach for Understanding Unique Creative People at Work / Howard E. Gruber, Doris B. Wallace93
 6Creativity from a Historiometric Perspective / Dean Keith Simonton116
Pt. IIIOrigins of Creativity 
 7Biological Bases of Creativity / Colin Martindale137
 8Evolving Creative Minds: Stories and Mechanisms / Charles J. Lumsden153
 9The Development of Creativity / David Henry Feldman169
Pt. IVCreativity, the Self, and the Environment 
 10Creative Cognition / Thomas B. Ward, Steven M. Smith, Ronald A. Finke189
 11From Case Studies to Robust Generalizations: An Approach to the Study of Creativity / Emma Policastro, Howard Gardner213
 12Creativity and Knowledge: A Challenge to Theories / Robert W. Weisberg226
 13Creativity and Intelligence / Robert J. Sternberg, Linda A. O'Hara251
 14The Influence of Personality on Artistic and Scientific Creativity / Gregory J. Feist273
 15Motivation and Creativity / Mary Ann Collins, Teresa M. Amabile297
 16Implications of a Systems Perspective for the Study of Creativity / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi313
Pt. VSpecial Topics in Creativity 
 17Creativity Across Cultures / Todd I. Lubart339
 18Computer Models of Creativity / Margaret A. Boden351
 19Organizational Creativity / Wendy M. Williams, Lana T. Yang373
 20Enhancing Creativity / Raymond S. Nickerson392
 21Prodigies and Creativity / Michael J. A. Howe431
Pt. VIConclusion 
 22Fifty Years of Creativity Research / Richard E. Mayer449
 Author Index461
 Subject Index479