Examining creativity in Chinese societies from both a personal and contextual standpoint, this ground-breaking book offers readers a unique insight into the Chinese mind. It provides a review of the nature, origins, and consequences of creativity, deriving from empirical evidence in the Chinese context. Specifically, the book unravels the conceptualization of creativity and its relationships with various demographic and dispositional factors in Chinese societies. The book proceeds to give readers an understanding of how creativity maintains reciprocal relationships with various forms of well-being. The content of the book brings together empirical evidence and theory grounded on Chinese societies to offer researchers and students a unique realistic view of the nature of creativity there. This book will be a must read for any researcher or practitioner interested in this fascinating topic.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Regional Differences
Chapter 3. Background, Personality, and Contextual Effects on Creativity
Chapter 4. Effects of Contextual Creativity and Other Contextual Factors
Chapter 5. Relationships between Creativity and Other Dispositions and Feelings
Chapter 6. Regional Difference in Creator Identification
Chapter 7. Conclusion