1. bookVolume 7 (2020): Issue 2 (December 2020)
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Our Most Important Creative Task: Interview with Mark Runco

Published Online: 26 Jan 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 7 (2020) - Issue 2 (December 2020)
Page range: 431 - 440
Received: 13 Dec 2020
Accepted: 16 Dec 2020
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2354-0036
First Published
16 Apr 2015
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In the interview with Mark Runco, one of most prolific creativity researchers, we discuss his career, main areas of research interest, chosen research methods and share his thoughts about the future of research on creativity and effectiveness in scientific work.

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