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Albert, R.S. and Runco, M.A. (1999) A history of research on creativity, In Sternberg, R.J. (ed) Handbook of Creativity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapter 2:16-34.

Amabile, T.M. (1995) ‘Attributions of creativity: What are the consequences?’, Creativity Research Journal, 8: 423-426.

Bilton, C. (2007) Management and creativity: From creative industries to creative management, Blackwell publishing: Oxford.

Boden, M.A. (1996) Dimensions of creativity, MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.

Bolt, Barbara (2004) Art Beyond Representation: the performative power of the image. London: IB Tauris

Borgdorff, Henk (2012) The Conflict of the Faculties: Perspectives on Artistic Research and Academia. Forthcoming.

Borgdorff, Henk (2009) Artistic Research within the Fields of Science. Sensuous Knowledge 6. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts.

Borgdorff, Henk (2006) The Debate on Research in the Arts. Sensuous Knowledge 2. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts.

Carter, Paul (2004) Material Thinking: the theory and practice of creative research. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Publishing.

Coessens, Kathleen, Darla Crispin and Anne Douglas (2009) The Artistic Turn. A Manifesto. Ghent: Orpheus Instituut / Leuven University Press

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1996) Creativity: Flow and the psychology of discovery and invention, HarperCollins: NY.

Dewey, J. (1934) Art as Experience, New York: Putnam.

Downton, Peter (2003). Design Research. Melbourne: RMIT University Press.

Henry, J. (1991) Creative management, Sage: London.

Hyde, L. (2006) The gift:  How the creative spirit transforms the world, Edinburgh: Canongate.

John-Steiner,V. (2000) Creative collaboration, New York: Oxford University Press.

Pratt, A.C. and Jeffcutt, P. (2009) Creativity, innovation and the cultural economy, Routledge, London.

Puccio, G. and Cabra, J. (2009) ‘Creative problem solving: past, present and future’, In Rickards, T., Runco, M.A. and Moger, S. (eds) The Routledge companion to creativity, Routledge: London, Chapter 27: 327-337.

Rehn, A. and De Cock, C. (2009) ‘Deconstructing creativity’, In Rickards, T., Runco, M.A. and Moger, S. (eds) The Routledge companion to creativity, Routledge: London, Chapter 18: 222-231.

Simonton, D.K. (1984) Artistic creativity and interpersonal relationships across and within generations, Journal of personality and social psychology, 46(6): 1273-1286.

Sternberg, R.J. (2006) The nature of creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 18(1): 87-98.

Stokes, P.D. (2006) Creativity from constraints: The psychology of breakthrough, Springer: New York.


Making Space for Creativity


Are some people born creative? (2012) The Guardian

Breaking rules is key to ‘creativity‘ (2014) NPR

5 ways creativity leads to productivity (2014) Entrepreneur


Ted Talk: How to build your creative confidence – David Kelley

Ted Talk: Your elusive creative genius – Elizabeth Gilbert

Ted Talk: How schools kill creativity – Ken Robinson

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