The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (2nd Edition)

November 28, 2020
The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (2nd Edition)

This second edition of the renowned Cambridge Handbook ofCreativity expands on the first edition with over two thirds newmaterial reaching across psychology, business, entrepreneurship,education, and neuroscience. It introduces creativity scholarshipby summarising its history, major theories and assessments, howcreativity develops across the lifespan, and suggestions forimproving creativity. It also illustrates cutting-edge work ongenetics and the neuroscience of creativity, alongside creativity'spotential for both benevolence and malevolence. The chapters coverthe related areas of imagination, genius, play, and aesthetics andtackle questions about how cultural differences, one's physicalenvironment, mood, and self-belief can impact creativity. The bookthen examines the impacts on creativity of behaviour by teachers,managers, and leaders in particular.