Books about creativity
New book: Giambattista Vico and the New Psychological Science
Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) was an Italian philosopher, rhetorician, and historian. This book, edited by Luca Tateo and with a foreword by Dr Jaan Valsiner, aims to show how Vico’s insights can inspire future research in the psychological sciences.
Ny bog af Lene Tanggaard: FAQ om kreativitet
Bogen belyser, hvordan læringsmiljøer i daginstitutioner, på skoler og i uddannelsesinstitutioner har betydning for kreativitet og rummer også flere praktiske greb og modeller.
New book: Creativity — A New Vocabulary
Creativity — A New Vocabulary proposes a novel approach to the way in which we talk and think about creativity. It covers a variety of topics not commonly associated with creativity that offer us valuable insights and open up new and exciting possibilities for creative action.
Rethinking Creativity - Edited by Glăveanu, Gillespie & Valsiner
Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on creative individuals isolated from culture and society. Rethinking Creativity proposes a fundamental review of this position and argues that creativity is not only a psychological but a sociocultural phenomenon.
Vlad Glaveanu: Distributed creativity
This book challenges the standard view that creativity comes only from within an individual by arguing that creativity also exists ‘outside’ of the mind or more precisely, that the human mind extends through the means of action into the world.
Vlad Glăveanu: Thinking through Creativity and Culture
In this book Vlad Petre Glăveanu uses an approach based on cultural psychology to present creativity in lay terms and within everyday settings.