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ERIC Number: EJ425271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Creativity in the Later Years: Optimistic Prospects for Achievement.
Simonton, Dean Keith
Gerontologist, v30 n5 p626-31 Oct 1990
Claims that, despite apparent decline in productivity in final years of life, seven considerations suggest a far more favorable outlook: role of extrinsic influences; contingency on career age; impact of individual differences in creative potential; interdisciplinary variation in age curves; absence of age decrement on contribution-for-contribution basis; and resurgence of creativity in form of swan-song phenomenon. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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