Encyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set, Volume 1-2 by Steven R. Pritzker, Mark A. Runco

By Steven R. Pritzker, Mark A. Runco

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In K. A. Heller, F. J. Monks, and A. H. ), International handbook for research on giftedness and talent (pp. 339–363). Oxford, UK: Pergamon. Feldman, D. H. (1980). Beyond universals in cognitive development. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. Feldman, D. , & Gardner, H. (1994). Changing the world. Westport, CT: Prager. Goldsmith, R. E. (1994). Creative style and personality theory. In M. ), Adapters and inventors: Styles of creativity and problem solving (pp. 34 –50). New York: Routledge. Gruber, H. E. (1981).

Look,’’ she says, ‘‘here is a city with all the buildings and busy people. And see this piece? ’’ This little girl sees the world in a fresh, open way, which is different from most children her age. , glass fragments to a city scheme), or there may be playful assimilation without accommodation, a trying out of new possibilities before accommodating reality. In an adult, this might emerge in the use of images and metaphors to understand complex material. The process is usually rapid and is demonstrated in a variety of endeavors.

If the parents have a healthy regard for the child as an individual and grant the child autonomy and the chance to assert his or her own will, the child moves toward a secure sense of self. This enables the child to establish independent individuality through force of will without feeling rejection from the parents. When the child is not accepted as separate and different, the will becomes a source of guilt instead of ego strength. Rank’s definitions of three distinct personality types— adaptive, conflicted, and creative or artistic— clearly Adaptation and Creativity portray adaptation as fitting into an environment and as counter to creativity.

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