Creativity in the Twenty First Century

Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking

Editors: Corazza, Giovanni Emanuele, Agnoli, Sergio (Eds.)

  • Presents a multidisciplinary and multi-domain view of the most recent research findings on creative thinking
  • Provides platform for fruitful dialogue between disciplines that are typically divided by separating walls
  • Occupies an important position in the foundation of the science of creative thinking
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This book offers a multidisciplinary and multi-domain approach to the most recent research results in the field of creative thinking and creativity, authored by renowned international experts. By presenting contributions from different scientific and artistic domains, the book offers a comprehensive description of the state of the art on creativity research. Specifically, the chapters are organized into four parts: 1) Theoretical Aspects of Creativity; 2) Social Aspects of Creativity; 3) Creativity in Design and Engineering; 4) Creativity in Art and Science. In this way, the book becomes a necessary platform for generative dialogue between disciplines that are typically divided by separating walls.

About the authors

Giovanni Emanuele Corazza, PhD in Telecommunications and Microelectronics Engineering, Full professor at UNIBO, department of DEI and Member of the Board of Directors of UNIBO. His research interests are in information society, creative thinking, creativity and innovation, wireless and satellite communications. In these fields, Giovanni E. Corazza has published more than 280 papers in international conferences and journals and he established collaborations with several research groups, universities and companies. Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi, founder of the Marconi Institute for Creativity, member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Genius and Eminence. He is partner of the FP7 EU project CREAM, CReativity Enhancement through Advanced brain Mapping and stimulation.

Sergio Agnoli, received his Ms.C. in Psychology from the University of Padua in 2003 and a PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Ferrara in 2009. He is now a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bologna – Marconi Institute for Creativity (MIC) and is involved in the FP7 EU project CREAM, Creativity Enhancement through Advanced brain Mapping and stimulation. He has held teaching appointments at the University of Padova, at the University of Ferrara and at the University of Bologna. His research interests include: cognitive and emotional substrates of creative thinking; creative thinking process; emotional development and emotional intelligence; psychophysiology of emotions. In these fields, Sergio Agnoli has published more than 50 contributions in peer reviewed international conferences and journals and he established collaborations with several research groups and universities.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • On the Path Towards the Science of Creative Thinking

    Corazza, Giovanni Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

  • The Defragmentation of Creativity: Future Directions with an Emphasis on Educational Applications

    Hennessey, Beth A. (et al.)

    Pages 21-31

  • A Review of Integrated Approaches to the Study of Creativity: A Proposal for a Systems Framework for Creativity

    Dorniak-Wall, Kristina

    Pages 33-52

  • Creative Processes: Art, Design and Science

    Botella, Marion (et al.)

    Pages 53-65

  • Distributing Creativity: Three Thought Experiments

    Glăveanu, Vlad Petre

    Pages 67-81

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  • ISBN 978-981-10-1248-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking
Editors
  • Giovanni Emanuele Corazza
  • Sergio Agnoli
Series Title
Creativity in the Twenty First Century
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-618-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-618-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-617-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1248-8
Series ISSN
2364-6675
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 348
Number of Illustrations and Tables
71 b/w illustrations
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