Aging and Creativity

Aging and Creativity
Author: Kenneth J. Gilhooly,Mary L.M. Gilhooly
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2021-08-01
ISBN 10: 0128166150
ISBN 13: 9780128166154
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aging and Creativity Book Review:

Aging and Creativity examines the effects of aging on creative functioning, including age-related changes in cognition, personality, and motivation that affect performance or output. The book reviews and summarizes both lab-based and real-world-based studies. Changes in working memory, speed of processing, learning efficiency, and retrieval from long-term memory are all discussed as factors influencing creativity, as are health changes and changes in social roles with later age. The book concludes with practical implications of age effects on creativity for older people in work and everyday life. Explores cognition and creativity from early adulthood through old age Considers creativity and aging from an evidence-based perspective Includes biological, psychological, and social approaches to aging and creativity Covers age effects on perception, processing speed, working memory, and long-term memory Discusses effects of health and social role changes with age on creativity Examines links between productivity, motivation, and creativity over age

Art Therapy and Creative Aging

Art Therapy and Creative Aging
Author: Raquel Chapin Stephenson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2021-07-09
ISBN 10: 1000408337
ISBN 13: 9781000408331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Art Therapy and Creative Aging Book Review:

Art Therapy and Creative Aging offers an integrated perspective on engaging with older people through the arts. Drawing from the author’s clinical, research and teaching experiences, the book explores how arts engagement can intertwine with and support healthy aging. This book combines analysis of current development theory, existing research on creative programs with elders, and case examples of therapeutic experience to critically examine ageism and demonstrate how art therapy and creative aging approaches can harness our knowledge of the cognitive and emotional development of older adults. Chapters cover consideration of generational, cultural, and historical factors; the creative, cognitive and emotional developmental components of aging; arts and art therapy techniques and methods with older adults with differing needs; and examples of best practices. Creative arts therapists, creative aging professionals, and students who seek foundational concepts and ideas for arts practice with older people will find this book instrumental in developing effective ways of using the arts to promote health and well-being and inspire engagement with this often-underserved population.

Creativity and Successful Aging

Creativity and Successful Aging
Author: Carolyn Adams-Price
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 348
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015040076203
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creativity and Successful Aging Book Review:

"Creative expression in later life can be linked directly to successful aging. Beginning with theoretical models of creativity and life-span development, the contributors examine the factors that influence creative exploration: environmental, social, gender, cognitive, and personality. New theories on creative productivity in late life are presented which suggest that the potential for creativity is present in many older adults." "Using longitudinal studies and qualitative interviews, the contributors look at the role creativity plays in the lives of elders, and the way that creativity aids in the adaptation to physical aspects of aging, problem-solving, and life reminiscing." "A variety of viewpoints are presented from the perspectives of cognitive aging researchers, creativity researchers, and experts in a variety of creative domains. This text is a useful addition to courses in hermeneutics and critical gerontology."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Improving Memory through Creativity

Improving Memory through Creativity
Author: Amanda Pike
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2014-02-21
ISBN 10: 0857008099
ISBN 13: 9780857008091
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Improving Memory through Creativity Book Review:

Creativity stimulates older adults both mentally and emotionally and has numerous cognitive and social benefits. Providing culturally-sensitive strategies for improving memory through creativity, this timely book outlines innovative techniques and gives essential insight into effective clinical work in a world with an increasing number of diverse older adults and incidences of Alzheimer's disease. Amanda Alders Pike clearly explains how to structure sessions and use artistic creativity to improve memory, mood and socialization. She covers everything from how to introduce art materials and techniques, to how to enhance cross-cultural interaction. Graphs, charts, and tables illustrate how artistic creativity can parallel cognitive training to provide optimal benefits to a wide audience of older adults, and accompanying online material is provided for use in sessions and workshops.

Cognitive Changes and the Aging Brain

Cognitive Changes and the Aging Brain
Author: Kenneth M. Heilman,Stephen E. Nadeau
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-12-05
ISBN 10: 1108688497
ISBN 13: 9781108688499
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Changes and the Aging Brain Book Review:

This book describes the changes in the brain and in cognitive functions that occur with aging in the absence of a neurological, psychiatric, or medical disease. It discusses aging-related changes in many brain functions, including memory, language, sensory perception, motor function, creativity, attention, executive functions, emotions and mood. The neural mechanisms that may account for specific aging-related changes in cognition, perception and behavior are explored, as well as the means by which aging-related cognitive decrements can be managed and possibly ameliorated. Consequently, this book will be of value to clinicians, including neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care physicians, psychologists and speech-language pathologists. In addition, researchers and graduate students who want to learn about the aging brain will find this an indispensable guide.

Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
Author: Julie Hicks Patrick,Bert Hayslip, Jr.,Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2020-07-17
ISBN 10: 154436167X
ISBN 13: 9781544361673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adult Development and Aging Book Review:

Topically organized, Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Longevity and Challenges provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the aging process in adulthood from multiple perspectives. The authors use principles of lifespan development to show readers the directionality of changes in early, middle, and late adulthood. Within its framework of scientific literacy, the text charts four key themes to guide learners: a focus on aging as development; a global perspective on contexts; a vibrant, integrated approach to diverse coverage; and psychological science that translates into real-life experiences. A final chapter focuses on ways to improve the experience of aging for all adults.

Creative Care

Creative Care
Author: Anne Basting
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2020-05-19
ISBN 10: 0062906194
ISBN 13: 9780062906199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Care Book Review:

A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders. In Creative Care, Anne Basting lays the groundwork for a widespread transformation in our approach to elder care and uses compelling, touching stories to inspire and guide us all—family, friends, and health professionals—in how to connect and interact with those living with dementia. A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Basting tells the story of how she pioneered a radical change in how we interact with our older loved ones. Now used around the world, this proven method has brought light and joy to the lives of elders—and those who care for them. Here, for the first time, everyone can learn these methods. Early in her career, Basting noticed a problem: today’s elderly—especially those experiencing dementia and Alzheimer’s— are often isolated in nursing homes or segregated in elder-care settings, making the final years of life feel lonely and devoid of meaning. To alleviate their sense of aloneness, Basting developed a radical approach that combines methods from the world of theater and improvisation with evidence-based therapies that connect people using their own creativity and imagination. Rooted in twenty-five years of research, these new techniques draw on core creative exercises—such as “Yes, and . . .” and “Beautiful Questions.” This approach fosters storytelling and active listening, allowing elders to freely share ideas and stories without worrying about getting the details “correct.” Basting’s research has shown that these practices stimulate the brain and awaken the imagination to add wonder and awe to patients’ daily lives—and provide them a means of connection, both with the world and with those caring for them. Creative Care promises to bring light and hope to a community that needs it most.


Author: Harry R. Moody
Publsiher: Pine Forge Press
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2006-01-13
ISBN 10: 9781412915205
ISBN 13: 1412915201
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aging Book Review:

Welcome to the world's most unique and dynamic textbook on aging!Widely praised and adopted in previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Aging once again presents key issues in an engaging and accessible fashion. Organized unlike any other traditional textbook, author Harry R. Moody presents basic concepts followed by controversies, supported by carefully chosen adapted readings. The result is the most captivating introduction to gerontology available today.

Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education Media and the Arts

Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education  Media  and the Arts
Author: Silton, Nava R.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2016-06-27
ISBN 10: 1522505059
ISBN 13: 9781522505051
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education Media and the Arts Book Review:

The use of imagination can lead to greater outcomes in problem solving, innovation, and critical thinking. By providing access to creative outlets, productivity increases in schools, businesses, and other professional settings. Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education, Media, and the Arts is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the stimulation and implementation of creative thinking in academic and professional environments. Highlighting the foundations of creativity from theoretical and neuroscientific perspectives, this book is ideally designed for academics, professionals, educators, and practitioners.

Aging Creativity and Art

Aging  Creativity and Art
Author: Martin S. Lindauer
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1441992022
ISBN 13: 9781441992024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aging Creativity and Art Book Review:

This volume explores the strengths and opportunities of old age as these are manifested by the accomplishments of aging artists, late artistic works, and elderly arts audiences. It critically examines the psychology of creativity, cognitive development, and gerontology, and will be of interest to a wide range of professionals and students in these fields.

Psychology of Creativity

Psychology of Creativity
Author: Giovanni B. Moneta,Jekaterina Rogaten
Publsiher: Nova Science Publishers
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2016-05-01
ISBN 10: 9781634849340
ISBN 13: 1634849345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychology of Creativity Book Review:

Creativity is a property of a finished idea or product. An idea is creative if it is both new and adaptive. Creative ideas are needed in a world that becomes ever more complex, and poses problems with no clear path to a solution and for which no solution method is known. These ill-conditioned problems are ubiquitous in work and everyday life. For 65 years, psychologists have researched the psychological processes that foster the inception of a novel and promising idea, and eventually lead to its social recognition as an innovation. Despite the huge conceptual and methodological progress made, creativity still defies attempts to teach it in universities, to foster it in work environments, and to make it become a component of lifelong personal development for all. "Psychology of Creativity" is a timely collection of cutting-edge conceptual and empirical contributions to the research on the cognitive, emotional, and social processes underlying creativity in general and in specific contexts, such as learning and teaching development, professional development, and adaptive coping with ageing. Each chapter is grounded in psychological theory, addresses specific research questions, and outlines interesting and feasible directions for future research and applications. This book is suitable both for experienced researchers and for graduate students who are considering conducting their dissertation in the field of psychology of creativity.

The Aging Consumer

The Aging Consumer
Author: Aimee Drolet,Carolyn Yoon
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-10-02
ISBN 10: 1000202755
ISBN 13: 9781000202755
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Aging Consumer Book Review:

The Aging Consumer: Perspectives from Psychology and Marketing, 2nd edition takes stock of what is known around age and consumer behavior, identifies gaps and open questions within the research, and outlines an agenda for future research. There has been little systematic research done with respect to the most basic questions related to age and consumer behavior, such as whether older adults versus young and middle-age adults respond to marketing activities including pricing, promotions, product design, and distribution. Written by experts, The Aging Consumer compiles research on a broad range of topics on consumer marketing, from an individual to a societal level of analysis. This second edition provides new versions of chapters contained in the 2010 volume that have been updated to reflect the latest psychological and marketing research and thinking. Included also are ten new chapters which cover exciting new ground, such as changes in metacognition in older adults, motivated cognition of the aging consumer, and a global perspective on aging and the economy across cultures. This updated volume is beneficial for researchers and practitioners in marketing, consumer behavior, and advertising. Additionally, The Aging Consumer, 2nd edition will appeal to professionals in other fields such as psychology, decision sciences, gerontology and gerontological social work, and those who are concerned with normal human aging and its implications for the everyday behavior of older individuals. It will also be of interest to those in fields concerned with the societal implications of an aging population, such as economics, policy, and law.

Integrative Explorations of the Creative Mind

Integrative Explorations of the Creative Mind
Author: Leonid Dorfman,Pavel Machotka,Vladimir Petrov
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-10-02
ISBN 10: 1527540898
ISBN 13: 9781527540897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Explorations of the Creative Mind Book Review:

The book is about creativity and relates to the field of creative cognition, divergent thinking, and innovation. The essays collected here highlight new and exciting explorations of ideas and theories of integrative approaches to the creative mind. This singularity allows a unique and fresh look at the concept of creativity. The primary markets for this book are universities and professional bodies in the field of psychology, humanities and social sciences, and it will also appeal to specialists in the fields of cognitive psychology, sociology, culturology, the arts studies, physiology, and other areas of the humanities.

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
Author: Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather L. Katzen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 527
Release: 2012-09-14
ISBN 10: 1461431069
ISBN 13: 9781461431060
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia Book Review:

With the aging of the baby boomers and medical advances that promote longevity, older adults are rapidly becoming the fastest growing segment of the population. As the population ages, so does the incidence of age related disorders. Many predict that 15% - 20% of the baby-boomer generation will develop some form of cognitive decline over the course of their lifetime, with estimates escalating to up to 50% in those achieving advanced age. Although much attention has been directed at Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, it is estimated that nearly one third of those cases of cognitive decline result from other neuropathological mechanisms. In fact, many patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease likely have co-morbid disorders that can also influence cognition (i.e., vascular cognitive impairment), suggesting mixed dementias are grossly under diagnosed. The Clinical Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia is a unique work that provides clinicians with expert guidance and a hands-on approach to neuropsychological practice with older adults. The book will be divided into two sections, the first addressing special considerations for the evaluation of older adults, and the second half focusing on common referral questions likely to be encountered when working with this age group. The authors of the chapters are experts and are recognized by their peers as opinion leaders in their chosen chapter topics. The field of neuropsychology has played a critical role in developing methods for early identification of late life cognitive disorders as well as the differential diagnosis of dementia. Neuropsychological assessment provides valuable clinical information regarding the nature and severity of cognitive symptoms associated with dementia. Each chapter will reinforce the notion that neuropsychological measures provide the clinician with sensitive tools to differentiate normal age-related cognitive decline from disease-associated impairment, aid in differential diagnosis of cognitive dysfunction in older adults, as well as identify cognitive deficits most likely to translate into functional impairments in everyday life.

The Creative Age

The Creative Age
Author: Gene D. Cohen
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 0380800713
ISBN 13: 9780380800711
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Creative Age Book Review:

A renowned psychiatrist explains how to identify and promote our inner creativity in order to awaken human potential, growth, and personal fulfillment at mid-life and beyond. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Cognitive Aging

Cognitive Aging
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1135887519
ISBN 13: 9781135887513
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Aging Book Review:

As our society ages, the topic of cognitive aging is becoming increasingly important. This volume provides an accessible overview of how the cognitive system changes as a function of normal aging. Building on the successful first edition, this volume provide an even more comprehensive coverage of the major issues affecting memory, attention, language, speech and other aspects of cognitive functioning. The essential chapters from the first edition have been thoroughly revised and updated and new chapters have been introduced which draw in neuroscience studies and more applied topics. In addition, contributors were encouraged to ensure their chapters are accessible to students studying the topic for the first time. This therefore makes the volume appealing as a textbook on senior undergraduate and graduate courses.

Embodied Cognition over the Lifespan and in Applied Settings

Embodied Cognition over the Lifespan and in Applied Settings
Author: Annalisa Setti,Anna M. Borghi
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 293
Release: 2018-06-11
ISBN 10: 2889454924
ISBN 13: 9782889454921
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Embodied Cognition over the Lifespan and in Applied Settings Book Review:

While Embodied Cognition has now been accepted as mainstream in Cognitive Science, the study of its potential contribution to understding child developemnt and ageing, as well as its potential applications, is still in its infancy. This collection of articles explores the contribution of Embodied Cognition to studying the lifespan and potential applied fields. The contributions are theoretical and empirical and offer an important framework for future research and its applications.

Age and Achievement

Age and Achievement
Author: Harvey Christian Lehman
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2017-03-14
ISBN 10: 1400886759
ISBN 13: 9781400886753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Age and Achievement Book Review:

Certain assumptions about man's creativity in relation to his chronological age have become so widely accepted as fact that the findings of this book will surprise both general reader and specialist and may have far-reaching effects on established patterns of thought in psychology and in education. The book is a statistical evaluation of achievement in relation to age, assembling an incredible amount of factual information on the acres of b superlative achievement in every field from prize-fighting to philosophy. Originally published in 1953. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Creativity Education and Rehabilitation

Creativity  Education and Rehabilitation
Author: Massimiliano Palmiero,Laura Piccardi,Raffaella Nori,Liana Palermo,Carola Salvi,Cecilia Guariglia
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-09-23
ISBN 10: 2889630358
ISBN 13: 9782889630356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creativity Education and Rehabilitation Book Review:

Creativity has the potential to improve quality of life. It can also be conceived as a tool in educational and rehabilitation settings. Therefore, it is the aim of this Research Topic to further show how creativity can be used and encourage the application of creativity in pedagogical and clinical contexts.

Neuroscience of Creativity

Neuroscience of Creativity
Author: Oshin Vartanian,Adam S. Bristol,James C. Kaufman
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2013-08-30
ISBN 10: 0262314703
ISBN 13: 9780262314701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroscience of Creativity Book Review:

Experts describe current perspectives and experimental approaches to understanding the neural bases of creativity. This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the latest neuroscientific approaches to the scientific study of creativity. In chapters that progress logically from neurobiological fundamentals to systems neuroscience and neuroimaging, leading scholars describe the latest theoretical, genetic, structural, clinical, functional, and applied research on the neural bases of creativity. The treatment is both broad and in depth, offering a range of neuroscientific perspectives with detailed coverage by experts in each area. The contributors discuss such issues as the heritability of creativity; creativity in patients with brain damage, neurodegenerative conditions, and mental illness; clinical interventions and the relationship between psychopathology and creativity; neuroimaging studies of intelligence and creativity; the neuroscientific basis of creativity-enhancing methodologies; and the information-processing challenges of viewing visual art. Contributors Baptiste Barbot, Mathias Benedek, David Q. Beversdorf, Aaron P. Blaisdell, Margaret A. Boden, Dorret I. Boomsma, Adam S. Bristol, Shelley Carson, Marleen H. M. de Moor, Andreas Fink, Liane Gabora, Dennis Garlick, Elena L. Grigorenko, Richard J. Haier, Rex E. Jung, James C. Kaufman, Helmut Leder, Kenneth J. Leising, Bruce L. Miller, Apara Ranjan, Mark P. Roeling, W. David Stahlman, Mei Tan, Pablo P. L. Tinio, Oshin Vartanian, Indre V. Viskontas, Dahlia W. Zaidel