The Resource Creativity and Intelligence : Explorations with Gifted Students, by Jacob W. Getzels and Philip W. Jackson

Creativity and Intelligence : Explorations with Gifted Students, by Jacob W. Getzels and Philip W. Jackson

Label
Creativity and Intelligence : Explorations with Gifted Students
Title
Creativity and Intelligence
Title remainder
Explorations with Gifted Students
Statement of responsibility
by Jacob W. Getzels and Philip W. Jackson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Creativity is one of the most highly valued of human qualities. It is also one of the most elusive to systematic inquiry. Questions without end have been asked and re-asked. What is the nature of the creative process? Can creative potential be identified before creative achievement? What is the effect of family environment on creative development? What is the relationship between creativity and personality? Between creativity and intelligence? We ourselves begin with the last question, hoping that in the course of seeking an answer we shall throw light on the other issues. The concept of intelligence and the consequent intelligence measure have been used to define individual differences in cognition as if the concept and the measure encompassed the totality of the human mind and imagination. In school, and more recently in other areas requiring intellectual accomplishment, the IQ (or some cognate of it) has become the critical metric on which individuals are evaluated and sorted, given preferment or denied it. Individual differences in potential for productive thinking have been made synonymous with individual differences in performance on one or another of the numerous intelligence tests. We began our studies with few preconceptions and few presuppositions. We did not begin (as is our more usual preference) with an explicitly stated theoretical framework and a set of formal hypotheses. Instead, we permitted the behavior of the children and our own interests, whatever their conceptual foundation, to lead us from problem to problem and from question to question. That this procedure enabled us sometimes to come upon fascinating new vistas in the behavior of children seemed worth the cost of being often lost in phenomena without relevant explicit concepts to guide our observations
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Getzels, Jacob W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF723.G5
LC item number
G4 1962
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jackson, Philip W.
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  • Gifted children
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Child, Gifted
  • Creativity
  • Intelligence
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Gifted children
  • Intelligentie
  • Creativiteit
  • Begaafden
  • Adolescenten
  • Créativité
  • Imagination
  • Intelligence
  • Intelligence chez l'enfant
  • Adolescents
  • Enfants surdoués
Label
Creativity and Intelligence : Explorations with Gifted Students, by Jacob W. Getzels and Philip W. Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The problem: varieties of giftedness in children --- 2. The highly intelligent and the highly creative adolescent: explorations in cognitive giftedness --- 3. On creative thinking: the findings in theoretical and educational context --- 4. The highly moral and the highly adjusted adolescent: explorations in psychosocial excellence --- 5. Clinical studies ---- Appendix: instruments and procedures
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
293 pages
Lccn
62010828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
001465765
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00224596
  • (OCoLC)ocm00224596
Label
Creativity and Intelligence : Explorations with Gifted Students, by Jacob W. Getzels and Philip W. Jackson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The problem: varieties of giftedness in children --- 2. The highly intelligent and the highly creative adolescent: explorations in cognitive giftedness --- 3. On creative thinking: the findings in theoretical and educational context --- 4. The highly moral and the highly adjusted adolescent: explorations in psychosocial excellence --- 5. Clinical studies ---- Appendix: instruments and procedures
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
293 pages
Lccn
62010828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
001465765
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00224596
  • (OCoLC)ocm00224596

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