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Creativity 101 by James C. Kaufman, PhD
Authors : James C. Kaufman, PhD

Creativity with James C. Kaufman, PhD

James C. Kaufman is an Associate Professor at the California State University at San Bernardino, where he is also the director of the Learning Research Institute. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in Cognitive Psychology, where his mentor was Robert J. Sternberg. Kaufman has authored more than 140 papers and written or edited 14 books, including the recent International Handbook of Creativity (with Sternberg, 2006), and Essentials of Creativity Assessment (with Jonathan Plucker and John Baer, 2008). Kaufman was recently named a coeditor of the offi cial journal of Division 10 of the American Psychological Association, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, and is the incoming editor of the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. He is the associate editor of the Journal of Creative Behavior and Psychological Assessment. He received the 2003 Daniel E. Berlyne Award from the APA's Division 10 for outstanding research by a junior scholar and the 2008 E. Paul Torrance Award for creativity research from the National Association for Gifted Children. He has received awards for his professional contributions from CSUSB's psychology department and their college of social and behavioral sciences.

Creativity Articles by James C. Kaufman

Defining Creativity
By James C. Kaufman, PhD
For every question we might tackle, another thousand pop up. What is creativity? Chapter 1 excerpt from Creativity 101 (Springer Publishing Company, 2009).

Overview of the Book "Creativity 101"
Creativity 101 will be of special interest to students of psychology and anyone interested in creativity research, theories, definitions, manifestation, and measurement.