James C. Kaufman, PhD, is a Professor at the University of Connecticut Neag School of Education, and a creativity researcher and author.
At the time of our interview, he was an Associate Professor at California State University, San Bernardino.
His books include :
Topics in our interview include the use of mood-altering substances by writers and other artists; the genius myth stereotype; how the idea of a creative muse impacts creative self-direction, and the influence of gender and ethnic factors.
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Also see Creativity enhancement articles
and my article Gifted, Talented, Addicted.
Photo from his Facebook page – caption: “…with My friend the Sloth”