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    Psychology Dept Research Seminar: Dr Nick LeBoutillier

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    START DATE 20 October 2016
    START TIME 04:00pm
    LOCATION

    Hendon Town Hall, Committee Room 1, the Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT

    END DATE 20 October 2016
    END TIME 05:00pm

    Dr Nicholas LeBoutillier reviews the literature on creative cognition and presents the findings from a series of studies

    This presentation reviews the literature on creative cognition and presents the findings from a series of studies presented and published by the author of the talk.

    The structure of the presentation consists of three parts.

    The first asks, what is creative cognition and how do we operationalise the processes indicative of creative talent?

    The second presents the speaker’s empirical research on identifying the indicators and predictors of creativity. These include empirical measures of, mental imagery, personality measures of sub-clinical psychopathology and other assessments of self.

    The final part assesses measures of creative cognition and puts forward the author’s recent research on new measures creative thinking. These aim to encourage creative cognition in both problem finding and problem solving conditions.

    Everyone welcome - no need to book in advance

    About Dr Nicholas LeBoutillier

    Dr. Nicholas LeBoutillier is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Middlesex University, UK.

    He is the Programme Leader for the BSc Psychology with Criminology at Middlesex University. His key research interests are the Psychology of Drug and Alcohol Misuse and the Psychology of Imagery, Mental Health and Creativity.

    He has published in international peer-reviewed psychology journals. He is an empirical researcher who recognizes the limitations of this approach in the field of creativity.

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