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Author Stokes, Patricia D.

Title Creativity from constraints : the psychology of breakthrough / Patricia D. Stokes.

Published New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  153.35 STOK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 168 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes "This book is written for psychologists who study creativity and problem solving, skill acquisition and expertise, development and education, this book is also of practical use to researchers and clinicians, the success of whose designs--experimental and clinical--depends on the creative choice of constraints. Learn about: - Strategic and structural constraints - Constraints as creative tools - Application of constraints to clinical experimentation"--Provided by the publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-144) and index.
Contents The creativity problem -- Constraints and first choruses -- Constraints for creativity in literature -- Constraints for creativity in art -- Constraints for creativity in fashion -- Constraints for creativity in architecture -- Constraints for creativity in advertising -- Constraints for creativity in music -- Constraints for developing creativity -- Central concepts: a recap.
Subject Creative ability.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Problem solving.
ISBN 0826178456 (pbk.)