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Creativity: A guide for academics covers subject matters regarding creativity study, improvement, theories and practices. It serves as a reference for teachers, instructor educators, academics, and scientists to stimulate additional "dialogue" on how one can improve creativity.

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Schacter, J, Thum, YM and Zifkin, D (2006). How much does creative teaching enhance elementary school student’s achievement? Journal of Creative Behavior, 40, 47–72. Simonton, DK (1999). Creativity from a historiometric perspective. ), Handbook of Creativity, pp. 116–133. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Sternberg, RJ and Lubart, TI (1991). An investment theory of creativity and its development. Human Development, 34, 1–31. Sternberg, RJ and Lubart, TI (1999). Investing in creativity. American Psychologist, 51, 677–688.

Hennessey poses a thesis that the social construction of intrinsic motivation and creativity is far from universal. Instead, she claims that cultural background serves to shape our understanding of these constructs as well as the way that investigators frame their research questions or construct and conduct experiments. In Chapter 3, Kurt A. Heller clarifies the conceptions of creativity and high ability. , Paul Torrance, Joseph Renzulli, and Klaus Urban) Kurt Heller and colleagues adopt a comprehensive approach to identify and uncover high ability and creativity.

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