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Areas of Research

The following is a list of subtopics of interest to the members of PIC (specific faculty lead identified in parentheses). Each topic includes a few recent, related publications.

    • Cross-cultural aspects of creativity

    Related publications

    • Niu, W. (In press). Intelligence in worldwide perspective: A 10-year’s update. In S. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.) Cambridge handbook of intelligence. New York: Cambridge University Press.
    • Niu, W. (2018). Eastern and western views of creativity. In S. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.) Cambridge handbook of Creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press
    • Niu, W., Zhou, Z., & Zhou, X. (2017). Understanding Chinese approach to teaching creatively in mathematics classroom. ZDM – Mathematics Education, 49, 1-9. Access journal
    • Creativity and well being
    • Emotion and well being
    • Creative Self

    Related publications

    • Brass, J. & Niu, W. (2016). The impact of implicit self-theory on rated creativity in third and sixth graders: Creativity Research Journal, 28(3), 318-327. Access journal
    • Group vs individual creativity
    • Creativity in the Workplace.

    Related publications

    • Celik, P., Storme, M., Davila, A., & Myszkowski, N. (2016). Work-related curiosity positively predicts worker innovation. Journal of Management Development, 35(9), 1184–1194. Access journal
    • Development of creativity in children and adolescents
    • Lifespan and aging
    • Creativity from Potential to Realization

    Related Publications

    • Zhang, W. & Niu, W. (2013). Creativity in the later life: Factors associated with the creativity of the Chinese elderly. Journal of Creative Behavior, 47(1), 60-76. Access journal
    • Creative Education
    • Creative giftedness
    • Program design and evaluation

    Related Publications

    • Niu, W., Zhou, Z., & Zhou, X. (2017). Understanding Chinese approach to teaching creatively in mathematics classroom. ZDM – Mathematics Education, 49, 1-9. Access journal
    • Niu, W. & Zhou, Z. (2016). Creativity in mathematics teaching: An update. In R. Beghetto & J. Kaufman (Eds.), Nurturing creativity in the classroom. New York: Cambridge University Press
    • Measurement of creativity
    • Individual differences in Aesthetic ability
    • Everyday creativity

    Related publications

    • Myszkowski, N., & Storme, M. (in press). Judge Response Theory? A call to upgrade our psychometrical account of creativity judgements. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
    • Myszkowski, N., Çelik, P., & Storme, M. (2018). A meta-analysis of the relationship between intelligence and visual “taste” measures. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 12(1), 24–33. Access journal