Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 November 2011

784 Pages | 53

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195367188

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The Agile Mind

Wilma Koutstaal, PhD

  • Develops a new integrative framework for conceptualizing mental agility
  • Provides an interdisciplinary account of innovation and flexible thinking that overarches more limited constructs such as creativity, executive control, or resilience
  • Uniquely takes account of the burgeoning literature on the pervasive importance of levels of representational specificity in thinking
  • Offers science-based approaches to promote adaptively creative thinking across the lifespan
  • For advanced undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline in which understanding creatively adaptive thinking is important

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