Sub specie Absolutus - Under the aspect of Absolute

Psychology of Creativity

Psychology of Creativity

Recommended by the Ministry of Education of Ukraine
Kiev - 1997

 

 

                             Markov S.L. Psychology of Creativity: A textbook for university students.
                             - K .: Electronic textbook, 1997
 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Chapter 1. The subject, nature and basic creativity research methods
1.1. Basic theoretical concepts of creativity: history and current state of the problem
1.1.1. Сoncept of creativity in basic philosophical traditions
1.1.2. Theories of creativity in psychological disciplines
1.2. Creativity as an object of interdisciplinary research
1.3. Essence and basic definitions of creativity
1.4. Types of creativity
1.5. Methods of measuring creativity
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Chapter 2. The content, structure and main stages of creative activity
2.1. Consciousness, subconsciousness and superconsciousness in creativity
2.2. Thinking and intuition in creativity
2.3. Imagination and fantasy: main types and mechanisms
2.4. The main stages and steps of the creative process
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Chapter 3. Basic mechanisms, rules and techniques of creative activity
3.1. Neurophysiological mechanisms of creativity
3.2. Psychological mechanisms of creative activity
3.3. Universal mechanisms of creativity
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading


Chapter 4. Creative Personality
4.1. Creative Stance of personality
4.2. Main motives of creative personality
4.3. Individual psychological characteristics, features and traits
of creative personality

4.4. Creative personality types
4.5. Genius: nature, essence and main theories
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Chapter 5. Creative dialogue of individual with the World
5.1. Dialogue as a universal category of creativity
5.2. Creative attitude toward time
5.3. Play and creativity
5.4. Creativity as an artistic mastering of the World
5.5. Creativity and wit
5.6. Creativity in business
5.7. Mechanisms and techniques of creative communication
5.8. Creative self-improvement as a dialogue with
the inner world
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Chapter 6. Techniques to enhance Creativity and the art of 
problem solving

6.1. Basic systems of philosophical and religious psycho-training
6.2. Creativity and altered states of consciousness
6.3. Issue of regulation of creative activity
6.4. Mane creativity techniques
6.5. Special techniques for inventive problem solving
6.6. The creative method of personality as a universal
problem-solving tool
6.7. The art of creative conflict resolution
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Chapter 7. Children's creativity: essence, specificity and basic 
methods of development

7.1. Essence and key characteristics of children's play
7.2. Age features of children's creativity
7.3. Gifted children
7.4. Main factors and conditions for creative abilities development
7.5. Methods of creative abilities development for the child
from birth to three years old
7.6. Methods of creative abilities development in preschool age
7.7. Basic principles of creative pedagogy
7.8.Ways and methods to enhance creativity in school children
Summary
Review Questions
Research Paper Topics
Reference
Reference for Further Reading

Glossary

References

 

 

Creative Absolute
Website about Psychology of Creativity
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Biographies
Creative Absolute
Creativity
Creative Management

 

Tests and materials
Training of wit
Creative Existence
Works of Authors

 

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