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Metacognition in Creativity

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Handbook of Creativity

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The process of creation is a cognitive process. Perceiving, learning, thinking, and remembering—this is the stuff of creativity. The creative process involves the acquisition of knowledge and skills, the transformation of knowledge into new forms, and the rendering of these forms into a shareable product. Each stage in the process entails cognition. It seems appropriate, therefore, to inquire about a cognitive model of creativity. In one way or another, the chapters in this part of the book all address this issue. The purpose of this chapter is to examine the creative process from the perspective of one particular aspect of cognition—metacognition.

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Armbruster, B.B. (1989). Metacognition in Creativity. In: Glover, J.A., Ronning, R.R., Reynolds, C.R. (eds) Handbook of Creativity. Perspectives on Individual Differences. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5356-1_10

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