Call for Papers for Special Issue on Creativity and Creativity Enhancement – Guest Editor (Dr. Arpan Yagnik) Spring 2019:
We invite you to submit your manuscript for an upcoming special issue of The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences. This special issue is on advancing a robust understanding of Creativity and Creativity Enhancement. the Guest Editor is Dr Arpan Yagnik, Penn State Behrend.
Abstract submissions are now open
Abstract submissions will close September 30, 2018
Editorial Board final review and expected publication: Spring 2019
Creativity is a powerful force allowing individuals to connect the seemingly unconnected and broaden the horizons of human imagination. Creativity is highly valued in the contemporary American society. Creativity is one of the most sought after skills by recruiters along with communication. Creative individuals and ideas have a special place in society due to their high impact contributions.
In this issue we invite paper proposals from researchers of diverse backgrounds whose work touches upon the theoretical or the applied aspects of creativity or enhancement of creativity in any of the following areas:
- Community Development
- General Psychology
- Human Development & Family Studies
- Mental and Physical Health
- Technology & Innovation
Studies of creativity in different contexts, cultures, and disciplines, new conceptualizations, new methods of assessment, scale development, theoretical advancements, introducing new creativity enhancement strategies, and assessing or examining an existing creativity enhancement strategy will be given preference.
Please submit an abstract (no more than 350 words) for initial review. Upon approval you will be invited to submit your manuscript for blind peer review. If invited, you will need to submit your manuscript electronically following the submission and formatting guidelines provided on the journal website. Your manuscripts will be sent to international reviewers for blind peer review. Based on the feedback provided by the reviewers, a decision (acceptance, revision, rejection) pertaining your manuscript will be communicated to you. All accepted articles will be screened using plagiarism check software.
Send your abstract to the Guest Editor via the Submit Manuscript page. Please mark your submission Special Issue on the submission form.
For additional information regarding the special issue, please contact the Guest Editor.
Guest Editor: Dr Arpan Yagnik, Penn State Behrend.