ERIC Number: EJ439604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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William Duff's Eighteenth Century Examination of Original Genius and Its Relationship to Contemporary Creativity Research.
Puccio, Gerard J.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v25 n1 p1-10 1991
This article highlights studies conducted before 1950 that attempted to provide insights into varying aspects of human ability such as genius and giftedness. Particular attention is given to a 1767 publication on the qualities of original genius written by William Duff and the relevance of Duff's thoughts to the current examination of creativity. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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