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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
8,256 words

To treat the aesthetics and psychology of creativity, this entry comprises three essays: Conceptual and Historical Overview Explaining Creativity Creativity

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
The aspect of intelligence characterized by originality of thought and problem solving. Creativity involves divergent thinking, that is, thoughts directed widely towards a number of varied ... More
Cultural Creativity

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Ian Alden Russell

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
689 words

The story of the past has tremendous power and value in modern society. More than a science, archaeology as cultural

creativity

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Liam Hudson

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
1,362 words
One of those terms (intelligence is another) that psychologists use as though they refer to single human characteristics, but which direct us in practice to a number of concerns that are ... More
creativity

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William Pryse-Phillips

The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
1,641 words
is that attribute of the human mind characterized by originality and meaningfulness. It requires the ability to combine existing ideas, perceptions, experiences, and objects in different ... More

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