James C. Kaufman

2002-2013 California State University at San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, United States 
 2013- Educational Psychology University of Connecticut at Storrs 
""James C. Kaufman""

James C. Kaufman is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He is the
author/editor of more than 35 books, including Creativity 101 (2nd Edition, 2016) and the Cambridge
Handbook of Creativity (with Robert Sternberg; 2010). He has published 250 papers, including the study that
spawned the "Sylvia Plath Effect" and three well-known theories of creativity, including (with Ron
Beghetto) the Four-C Model of Creativity. He is a past president of Division 10 of the American Psychological
Association. James has won many awards, including Mensa's research award, the Torrance Award from the
National Association for Gifted Children, and APA's Berlyne and Farnsworth awards. He co-founded two
major journals (Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts and Psychology of Popular Media Culture)
and currently co-edits the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. He has tested Dr. Sanjay
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John L. Horn research assistant USC
Robert J. Sternberg grad student 2001 Yale
 (Thinking styles in creative writers and journalists.)


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Ronald A. Beghetto collaborator (EduTree)
Adam S. Bristol collaborator Stanford
Alan S. Kaufman collaborator Yale School of Medicine
Allison B. Kaufman collaborator
Scott B. Kaufman collaborator
Jonathan A. Plucker collaborator (EduTree)
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Patston TJ, Kennedy J, Jaeschke W, et al. (2021) Secondary Education in COVID Lockdown: More Anxious and Less Creative-Maybe Not? Frontiers in Psychology. 12: 613055
Stemler SE, Kaufman JC. (2020) Are Creative People Better than Others at Recognizing Creative Work? Thinking Skills and Creativity. 38: 100727
Avitia MJ, Kaufman AS, Bray M, et al. (2017) Relationship between reading and long-term storage and retrieval (Glr) in college students. Applied Neuropsychology. Adult. 1-13
Tileubayeva MS, Massalimova AR, Kabakova MP, et al. (2015) The positive impact of Mukhagali Makhatayev’s poetry Review of European Studies. 7: 126-137
Kaufman JC, Kaufman AS. (2015) It Can Be Very Tempting to Throw Out the Baby With the Bathwater: A Father-and-Son Commentary on “Does IQ Really Predict Job Performance?” Applied Developmental Science. 19: 176-181
Kaufman JC. (2015) Creativity Is More Than Silly, More Than Art, More Than Good: The Diverse Career of Arthur Cropley Creativity Research Journal. 27: 249-253
Beghetto RA, Kaufman JC. (2015) Promise and Pitfalls in Differentiating Amongst the Cs of Creativity Creativity Research Journal. 27: 240-241
Forgeard MJC, Kaufman JC. (2015) Who Cares About Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation, and Why? A Review Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts
Tu C, Dilley AE, Kaufman JC. (2015) Do we create what we watch? Creativity and entertainment preferences Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. 9: 394-404
Cotter KN, Pretz JE, Kaufman JC. (2015) Applicant Extracurricular Involvement Predicts Creativity Better Than Traditional Admissions Factors Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts
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