The Cambridge handbook of creativity and personality research

Gregory J. Feist, Roni Reiter-Palmon, James C. Kaufman

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As individual subjects, creativity and personality have been the focus of much research and many publications. This Cambridge Handbook is the first to bring together these two topics and explores how personality and behavior affects creativity. Contributors from around the globe present cutting-edge research about how personality traits and motives make creative behavior more likely. Many aspects of personality and behavior are examined in the chapters, including genius, emotions, psychopathology, entrepreneurship, and multiculturalism, to analyse the impact of these on creativity. The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Personality Research will be the definitive resource for researchers, students and academics who study psychology, personality, and creativity. The only book on the market to focus on personality and creativity, and will be a definitive source for readers The writing is scholarly but still accessible to all, giving the book a wider readership Contributions from an international group of scholars from varying cultures provide the reader with many different perspectives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages427
ISBN (Electronic)9781316228036
ISBN (Print)9781107107595
StatePublished - Mar 6 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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