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Parents and teachers have a lasting impact on the development of creativity. Results of this narrative and art-based inquiry support the theory that positive and adverse interactions with parents and teachers create rippling effects that extend well into adulthood. 

Published in Education
Sunday, 07 July 2013 14:10

Avoiding the zero-sum game

An Indigenous Australian project-based perspective on creativity and research dissemination.

Sandy O’Sullivan raises important issues relevant to academic researchers everywhere, such as what counts as legitimate research output and how should it be assessed. As she points out, non-text based outputs are now generally acceptable in the arts, but is there as case for these in other areas too, especially in Indigenous research contexts? And when it comes to justifying what counts, who should justify this and what criteria should be used to do so?

Don't forget to watch Sandy's video at the end of this article too.

Published in Arts and Culture

Another new and exciting addition to our Review Panel is Dr. James C. Kaufman. James is a Professor of Psychology at the California State University at San Bernardino. He is the author or editor of 23 books either published or in press. These include Creativity 101 (Springer, 2009); Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (with Robert Sternberg; Cambridge, 2010); Essentials of Creativity Assessment (with Jonathan Plucker and John Baer; Wiley, 2008), and International Handbook of Creativity (with Sternberg; Cambridge, 2006). Kaufman has published more than 200 papers, chapters, and reviews. His research has been featured and discussed in CNN, NPR, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, and the BBC. He has traveled around the world talking about the power of creativity, keynoting in Taiwan, Qatar, Korea, Spain, France, and other places.

Kaufman is the President of American Psychological Association's Division 10 (Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts). He is a Fellow of APA (Divisions 1, 5, 10) and the Association for Psychological Science. He is also the founding editor of APA's newest journal, Psychology of Popular Media Culture. He is also the editor of the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving and he is the Series Editor of the "Psych 101" series from Springer Publishing. He was a founding co-editor of the official journal for APA's Division 10, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts In addition, he has served as an Associate Editor for Psychological Assessment, Journal of Creative Behavior, and Research in the Schools. His awards include the 2003 Daniel E. Berlyne Award and the 2012 Paul Farnsworth Award from APA's Division 10, the 2008 E. Paul Torrance Award from the National Association of Gifted Children, the 2011-2012 Mensa Education & Research Foundation's Award for Excellence in Research, and the 2009 Early Career Research Award from the Western Psychological Association.

Published in News and Events
Monday, 13 May 2013 12:15

Dr Mark Runco joins the Review Panel

We are excited to announce that Dr Mark Runco has joined our Review Panel!

Mark Runco earned his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the Claremont Graduate School. His research has focused on creativity since that time. Dr. Runco is the Founding Editor of the Creativity Research Journal and co-edited the Encyclopedia of Creativity in 1999 and 2011. He is currently the E. Paul Torrance Professor of Creativity and Gifted Education at the University of Georgia. In 2010 he published the rCAB, a comprehensive battery of tests for the assessment of creativity. Dr. Runco is a Past President of Division 10 (Psychology, Art, Creativity, and Aesthetics) of the American Psychological Association. His textbook, Creativity: Theories, themes, and issues (Academic Press) has been translated into six languages. The revision of that textbook, and his new volume, The New Science of Creativity, are due out in 2013.

Published in News and Events
Thursday, 09 May 2013 12:14

Dr Mark Runco

Mark Runco earned his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the Claremont Graduate School. His research has focused on creativity since that time. Dr. Runco is the Founding Editor of the Creativity Research Journal and co-edited the Encyclopedia of Creativity in 1999 and 2011. He is currently the E. Paul Torrance Professor of Creativity and Gifted Education at the University of Georgia. In 2010 he published the rCAB, a comprehensive battery of tests for the assessment of creativity. Dr. Runco is a Past President of Division 10 (Psychology, Art, Creativity, and Aesthetics) of the American Psychological Association. His textbook, Creativity: Theories, themes, and issues (Academic Press) has been translated into six languages. The revision of that textbook, and his new volume, The New Science of Creativity, are due out in 2013.

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