Karwowski, Maciej.

The Creative Self : Effect of Beliefs, Self-Efficacy, Mindset, and Identity. - 1 online resource (420 pages) - eBooks on Demand Explorations in Creativity Research . - Explorations in Creativity Research .

Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- The Nuances and Complexities of Who We Are When We Create: An Introduction to Creativity and the Self -- The Structure of the Book -- References -- Part I - Broad considerations -- Chapter 1 - Toward Untangling Creative Self-Beliefs -- A System of Beliefs -- Definitions and Distinguishing Dimensions -- Creative Self-Efficacy -- Creative Metacognition -- Creative Self-Concept -- Measuring Self-Beliefs: Recommendations and New Directions -- Measuring Creative Self-Efficacy -- Measuring Creative Metacognition -- Measuring Creative Self-Concept -- General Recommendations for Measuring CSE, CMC, and CSE -- Design Studies that Measure All Three Beliefs -- Test Domain Specificity of Self-Beliefs Using More Robust Methods -- Use Blended Methods and Data Sources -- Concluding Thoughts -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 2 - Considering Creative Self-Efficacy: Its Current State and Ideas for Future Inquiry -- Predictors and Correlates of Creative Self-Efficacy -- Individual Factors -- Biodata and Demographic -- Big 5 and Other Personal Traits -- Motivational Factors -- Self-Efficacy and Identity -- Work Context Factors -- Leadership -- Job Attributes -- Team-Related Factors -- The Role of Creative Self-Efficacy -- CSE as a Predictor -- CSE as a Moderator -- CSE as a Mediator -- Measurement of CSE -- Emergent Research Questions and Lines of Future Study -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3 - Creativity and Identity -- Defining Creativity and Identity -- Theoretical Background on Personal Identity -- Empirical Evidence -- Contemporary Research on Creative Identities -- Future Directions -- References -- Chapter 4 - Creativity and Free Will: Creative Thought Enhances Personal Freedom? -- Two Parallel Stages. Creativity: Variation, and Then Selection -- Creativity Defined -- Sightedness Defined -- Free Will: Chance, and Then Choice -- Creativity and Free Will -- Creativity, Blindness, and Freedom -- Thoughts and Choices as Combinatorial -- Discussion -- References -- Part II - Living a creative life -- Chapter 5 - Creativity and Identity Formation in Adolescence: A Developmental Perspective -- Creativity and Identity Development in Adolescence -- Creative Thinking Processes Are Involved in Identity Formation -- Creative Commitments Provide Attributes for Self-Definition and Lead to Positive Self-Esteem -- Creativity Gives Outlets for Adaptive Self-Expression -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 6 - Self-Construction and Creative "Life Design" -- Self and Identity -- A Dynamic, Integrative Conception -- Identity: Developmental Approaches -- The Self: Some Specificities -- The Self as a Sculpture -- The Self in Counseling Psychology -- The Concept of the "Project" -- The Self: A Key Role in Project Momentum -- New Perspectives in Career Counseling Psychology -- The Constructivist Perspective -- The Self-Construction Approach -- The Individual-Context Relationship: A "Dynamic Interaction" -- Creativity as a Relevant Resource for Self-Construction -- Creative Career Counseling Techniques -- Creativity as a Resource During the Career Decision-Making Process -- Creativity as a Resource to Design Life and Career Paths -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7 - The Creative Self in Dialogue -- Two Sociocultural Approaches: One Multiple Self -- Dialogism and the Dialogical Self -- Pragmatism and the Perspectival Self -- Inner Dialogues, Creativity, and the Self -- Dialogue Between I-Positions -- Dialogue With Inner Others -- Dialogue With the Generalized Other -- New Avenues for Creativity and Self Research. Final Note on Reflexivity, Power, and Ethics -- References -- Chapter 8 - Me, Myself, I, and Creativity: Self-Concepts of Eminent Creators -- The Specificity of a Creator's Self-Concept -- The Development of Eminent Creators' Self-Concepts -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Further Reading -- Part III - Integrating multiple constructs -- Chapter 9 - Creativity Is Influenced by Domain, Creative Self-Efficacy, Mindset, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Esteem -- Domain Specificity and Self-Perceptions of Creativity -- Study 1 -- Results -- Discussion -- Creativity and Self-Related Measures -- Study 2 -- Results and Discussion -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 10 - Creativity, Self-Generated Thought, and the Brain's Default Network -- The Default Network and its Role in Self-Generated Thought -- Brain Networks Underlying Creative Cognition and Artistic Performance -- Default Network and Creative Cognition: Links to Episodic Memory -- Conclusions and Future Directions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 11 - Individual Difference Correlates of Self-Perceptions of Creativity -- Defining Creativity -- Defining Individual Differences -- An Organizing Structure for the Chapter -- Literature Search -- Measures of Creative Self-Perceptions -- Spoiler Alert: The Key Trends-The Power of Openness to Experience and Extraversion -- Openness to Experience -- Extraversion -- Self-Perceived Creativity, Neuroticism, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness -- Trait -- Process -- Product -- Self-Perceived Creativity and Cognitive Ability -- Traits -- Process -- Product -- Summary and Conclusions -- Key Issues, Future Directions, and Research -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 12 - Are Implicit Theories of Creativity Domain Specific? Evidence and Implications. Domain Specificity, Implicit Theories, and Creative Mindsets -- A Taxonomy of Belief Structures -- Domain Specificity in Creative Production -- Evidence of Domain-Specific Implicit Theories -- Evidence of Domain Specificity of Mindsets -- Mindsets Across Academic Domains -- Mindsets at Work -- Bringing it Together -- Conclusions -- References -- Part IV - Specific considerations -- Chapter 13 - Creative Self-Efficacy From the Chinese Perspective: Review of Studies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Si... -- Introduction -- Chinese Concepts and Measurements of Creative Self-Efficacy -- CSE Studies in China -- CSE Studies in Educational Context -- CSE as a Dependent Variable -- CSE as Control Variable or Mediator -- Developmental and Demographical Analysis of CSE -- CSE Studies in Organizational Context -- CSE as an Independent Variable -- CSE as a Mediator -- CSE as a Moderator -- CSE of the Chinese in Comparison to Other Cultures -- Future Studies -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 14 - Why You are Probably More Creative (and Less Creative) Than You Think -- References -- Chapter 15 - The Creative Self in Context: Experience Sampling and the Ecology of Everyday Creativity -- Notions of Everyday Creativity -- How Can We Study Everyday Creativity? -- Ecological Momentary Assessment -- The Basic Worldview -- Common EMA Designs -- The Creative Self in Everyday Environments -- Architecture Students' Flow Experience During Studio Work -- Everyday Creativity in Daily Life -- What Are Creative Days Like? -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 16 - Leading for Uniqueness: The Role of Uniqueness in Facilitating Creativity in Employees' Self-Concepts -- Leading for Uniqueness to Realize Creativity -- Activating Follower Need for Uniqueness -- Uniqueness and Forms of Creativity. Leadership, Uniqueness, and National Culture -- Measuring Need for Uniqueness -- Future Research -- References -- Chapter 17 - Mind Wandering, Creative Writing, and the Self -- Introduction -- Interviews -- The Authors -- Acknowledging Extended Time -- Developing Trust in Incubation -- Incorporating the Creative Process as a Part of Identity Development -- Recognizing the Positive Impact of Creativity on Overall Well-Being -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Further Reading -- Part V - New models and perspectives -- Chapter 18 - The Dynamic Force Before Intrinsic Motivation: Exploring Creative Needs -- Before and Beyond Intrinsic Motivation -- Creative Needs: An Initial Framework -- Beauty -- Power -- Discovery -- Communication -- Individuality -- Pleasure -- Next Steps -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 19 - Creativity and its Discontents: The Weary Voyager Model of Creativity in Relation to Self -- Introduction -- Perception of Past and Present -- Assembling a Self -- The I Self -- The Narrative Self -- The Experiential Self -- The Circle of Self -- The Weary Voyager Model -- Distance Between Narrative and Experience -- Rigid Attachment to the Narrative Self -- Rigid Attachment to the Experiential Self -- Improving Creativity -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 20 - From Having an Idea to Doing Something With it: Self-Regulation for Creativity -- Revise and Restrategize -- Regulating Process Expectations -- Adjusting Approach -- Managing Ambitious Goals -- Sustain and Maintain -- Planning and Implementation -- Persistence in the Face of Obstacles -- Managing Emotions -- Summary and Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 21 - Creative Mindsets: Prospects and Challenges -- Why Should We Care About Mindsets at All? -- Are Mindsets Self-Beliefs? -- How Many Mindsets and Why Are Two Possible?. So Who Holds None or Both Mindsets?.

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