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Digging into Implicit/Explicit States and Processes: The Case of Cognitive/Social Process Interaction in Scientific Groups

Susannah B. F. Paletz and Christian D. Schunn

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Research in the psychology of science has typically fallen into separate, isolated subfields within psychology. This chapter examines two models that tie together social and cognitive psychological ... More


Better than Individuals?: The Potential Benefits of Dissent and Diversity for Group Creativity

Charlan Jeanne Nemeth and Brendan Nemeth-Brown

in Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the dissent which is likely to occur in groups where there are differences of opinion. Although such dissent may lead to negative feelings among group members, there is some ... More


The effects of Modafinil on creativity: results from a randomized controlled trial

Ahmed Dahir Mohamed

in Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reports on a randomized controlled trial that investigated the effects of modafinil on divergent and convergent thinking tasks of creativity. Sixty-four healthy volunteers participated ... More


The Creative Brain: Brain Correlates Underlying the Generation of Original Ideas

Andreas Fink and Mathias Benedek

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Studies using electroencephalography (EEG) have provided reliable evidence that brain activity in the alpha band is particularly sensitive to a broad range of different creativity-related demands. ... More


Creativity and Intelligence: Brain Networks That Link and Differentiate the Expression of Genius

Rex E. Jung and Richard J. Haier

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Based on neuro-imaging findings, we present a brain model for intelligence and a model for creativity and discuss how genius may emerge from the overlapping and the unique aspects of these models. ... More


How Insight Emerges in a Distributed, Content-Addressable Memory

Liane Gabora and Apara Ranjan

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Creativity paradoxically involves studying how someone pulls out of their brain something that was never put into it, something new and useful, or appropriate to the task at hand. Even if we ... More


Creativity and the Self-Made Worldview

Liane Gabora

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Creativity is usefully viewed from the perspective of personal “worldviews.” which describe the mind as experienced subjectively, from the inside. The worldview of an uncreative person reflects what ... More


Creativity and Psychopathology: Shared Neurocognitive Vulnerabilities

Shelley Carson

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

One of the most debated topics in creativity research is whether creativity is associated with psychopathology. Many anecdotal reports and empirical studies have indicated an increased risk for ... More


The Psychology of Creativity

Robert J. Sternberg

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

With respect to the psychology of creativity, different approaches are presented that this author has developed over the years. In particular, they are a three-facet approach, an investment approach, ... More


An Overview of Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Arnaud Chevallier

in Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190463908
eISBN:
9780190627447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463908.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The first chapter, “An overview of strategic thinking in complex problem solving,” gives a general description of the book and introduces the case study that is used in each chapter to exemplify how ... More


Identify Potential Root Causes

Arnaud Chevallier

in Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190463908
eISBN:
9780190627447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463908.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The third chapter, “Identify potential root causes,” explains how to leverage an issue map—a graphical breakdown of the key question—to identify all the possible root causes for the problem and test ... More


Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Enhancing Learning Potential via Personal Resources

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses personal resources necessary for facilitating independent learning and self-determination among adolescents with hearing loss. Personal resources include a positive mindset, ... More


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