Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking

  • Giovanni Emanuele Corazza
  • Sergio Agnoli

Part of the Creativity in the Twenty First Century book series (CTFC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Theoretical Aspects of Creativity

  3. Social Aspects of Creativity

  4. Creativity in Design and Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. David H. Cropley
      Pages 155-173
    3. Christiane Kirsch, Todd Lubart, Claude Houssemand
      Pages 175-194
    4. Niccolò Becattini, Gaetano Cascini
      Pages 195-213
    5. Maria Katharina Helms, Helena Hashemi Farzaneh, Udo Lindemann
      Pages 215-232
    6. Julia von Thienen, Christoph Meinel
      Pages 233-258
  5. Creativity in the Arts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Shama Rahman, Joydeep Bhattacharya
      Pages 261-279
    3. Jill Journeaux, Judith Mottram
      Pages 281-299
    4. Fiammetta Ghedini, François Pachet, Pierre Roy
      Pages 325-343
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 345-348

About this book


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.


Creative Problem Solving Creative Thinking Creativity and Art Education Creativity in Design Creativity in Science Education Design Thinking Knowledge Distributed Creativity Distributed Creativity Style Manipulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Giovanni Emanuele Corazza
    • 1
  • Sergio Agnoli
    • 2
  1. 1.DEI DepartmentUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Marconi Institute for CreativityBolognaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-287-617-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-287-618-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2364-6675
  • Series Online ISSN 2364-6683
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