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Creativity. Theories – Research - Applications

The journal aims to provide a forum for the discussion of human creativity in all of its complexity - its recognition, correlates, determinants, possibilities for its encouragement and development - analyzed from the point of view of education, psychology, sociology, aesthetics, etc. Moreover, the journal will discuss issues of creative potential as well as actual creative achievements (everyday and eminent creativity). It will also consider methodological and statistical issues regarding quantitative and qualitative creativity studies in various countries. The journal is a platform for positive confrontation of the various ways of perceiving and investigating creativity and encouraging the interparadigmatic and interdiscursive dialogue of the representatives of distinct theoretical and methodological options.

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Janina Uszynska-Jarmoc, University of Bialystok, Poland
Maciej Karwowski, University of Wroclaw, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Baptiste Barbot (Pace University, USA)
Ronald A. Beghetto (University of Connecticut, USA)
Mathias Benedek (University of Graz, Austria)
Katarzyna Citko (University of Bialystok, Poland)
Michał Chruszczewski (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Agata Cudowska (University of Bialystok, Poland)
Boris Forthmann (University of Münster, Germany)
Marta Galewska-Kustra (The Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland)
Vlad Petre Glăveanu (Webster University Geneva, Switzerland)
Malgorzata Gocłowska (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Magdalena Grohman (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Anna Hui (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Anatoliy Kharkhurin (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)
James C. Kaufman (University of Connecticut, USA)
Dorota Kubicka (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Wiesława Limont (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)
Todd Lubart (University of Paris Descartes, France)
Monika Modrzejewska-Świgulska (University of Lodz, Poland)
Aleksander Nalaskowski (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)
Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
Roland S. Persson (Jonkoping University, Sweden)
Jean Pretz (Elizabethown College, USA)
Jonathan A. Plucker (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Mark A. Runco (Torrance Creativity Center, University of Georgia, Athens)
Ugur Sak (Anadolu University, Turkey)
Andrzej Sękowski (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland)
Paul Silvia (University of North Carolina, USA)
Dean Keith Simonton (University of California, Davis)
Paul T. Sowden (University of Winchester, UK)
Robert J. Sternberg (Cornell University, USA)
Krzysztof Szmidt (University of Lodz, Poland)
Urszula Szuścik (University of Silesia, Poland)
Lene Tanggaard (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Dorota Turska (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland)
Dmitry Ushakov (Russian Academy of Science, Russia)
Brady Wagoner (Aalborg University, Denmark)

Editorial Team:
Editor: Janina Uszyńska-Jarmoc (University of Bialystok, Poland)
Editor: Maciej Karwowski (University of Wroclaw, Poland)
Associate Editor: Beata Kunat (University of Bialystok, Poland)
Associate Editor: Izabela Lebuda (University of Wroclaw, Poland)
Statistical Editor: Jacek Gralewski (The Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland)
English Language Editor: Barbara Politynska-Lewko (Medical University of Bialystok, Poland)
Technical Editor: Piotr Remża (University of Bialystok, Poland)


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