Creative thought : an investigation of conceptual structures and processes /

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Other Authors / Creators:Ward, Thomas B.
Smith, Steven M.
Vaid, Jyotsna.
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1997]
Series:APA science volumes.
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Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
Table of Contents:
  • List of Contributors
  • Preface
  • 1.. Conceptual Structures and Processes in Creative Thought
  • Part 1. Conceptual Combination
  • 2.. Thematic Relations and the Creation of Combined Concepts
  • 3.. Conceptual Combination: Possibilities and Esthetics
  • 4.. Emergent Attributes in Combined Concepts
  • 5.. The Developmental Emergence of Multiplicative Combinations
  • 6.. Coherent and Creative Conceptual Combinations
  • Part 2. Conceptual Expansion
  • 7.. Imagination at Work: Conceptual and Linguistic Creativity in Children
  • 8.. The Creation of New Concepts: A Multifaceted Approach to Category Learning
  • 9.. Creativity: Shifting Across Ontological Categories Flexibly
  • 10.. Polysemy and the Creation of Novel Word Meanings
  • 11.. Mundane Creativity in Perceptual Symbol Systems
  • 12.. Creativity in Personality, Developmental, and Social Psychology: Any Links With Cognitive Psychology?
  • Part 3. Metaphor
  • 13.. Metaphor Comprehension: How Metaphors Create New Categories
  • 14.. How Language Reflects the Embodied Nature of Creative Cognition
  • 15.. Of "Men" and Metaphors: Shakespeare, Embodiment, and Filing Cabinets
  • Part 4. Analogy and Mental Models
  • 16.. Analogy and Creativity in the Worlds of Johannes Kepler
  • 17.. How Scientists Think: On-Line Creativity and Conceptual Change in Science
  • 18.. Mental Models, Space, and Embodied Cognition
  • 19.. Creativity's Camel: The Role of Analogy in Invention
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index
  • About the Editors