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Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking

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  • 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
  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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

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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.

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Theoretical Aspects of Creativity

  2. Creativity in Design and Engineering

  3. Creativity in the Arts

Editors and Affiliations

  • DEI Department, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

    Giovanni Emanuele Corazza

  • Marconi Institute for Creativity, Bologna, Italy

    Sergio Agnoli

About the editors

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.

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

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-618-8

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2016

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-287-617-1Published: 10 August 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-10-1248-8Published: 23 October 2016

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-287-618-8Published: 30 July 2015

  • Series ISSN: 2364-6675

  • Series E-ISSN: 2364-6683

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VIII, 348

  • Number of Illustrations: 71 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Educational Psychology, Sociology, general

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