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Intolerance, uncertainty, and individual behaviour in ambiguous situations

Stoycheva, Katya (2011) Intolerance, uncertainty, and individual behaviour in ambiguous situations. In: A Place, a Time and an Opportunity for Growth : Bulgarian Scholars at NIAS. Faber, Veliko Tarnovo, pp. 63-73. ISBN 9789544005634

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Abstract

Katya Stoycheva holds a PhD degree (University of Sofia, 1993)and Habilitation in Psychology (Institute of Psychology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2004). Her research on creativity and personality focuses on ambiguity tole–rance, creative motivation and creative personality, creative problem solving and decision-making, and measurement of creativity. Her work was supported by TRIS Fellowship from NIAS (1995), Young Investigators Grant from Jacobs Foundation (1996), NATO Scientific Research Fellowship (2001), and a scientific exchange grant from Jacobs Foundation (2002). In 2003 her monograph on ambiguity tolerance appeared, and in 2008 she was invited to present a symposium on ambiguity tolerance and creativity at the International Congress of Psychology. Her other interests involve cultural studies, interdisciplinary art and science, popularisation of psychology, and tolerance and human rights. Katya Stoycheva currently teaches Creativity and Personality and Social Ecology of Creativity at the New Bulgarian University.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Stoycheva, K. (2011) Intolerance, uncertainty, and individual behaviour in ambiguous situations. In: K. Stoycheva and A. Kostov (Eds.) A Place, a Time and an Opportunity for Growth. Bulgarian Scholars at NIAS (pp. 63-73). Veliko Tarnovo: FABER Publishing House.
Uncontrolled Keywords:ambiguity tolerance as a personality disposition; subjective experience of uncertainty; perceived importance and encouragement of tolerance-intolerance of ambiguity; creative thinking and problem solving skills; creative motivation
Subjects:Psychology > Differential and developmental psychology
Psychology > Personal psychology
ID Code:1596
Deposited By: доц. д-р Катя Георгиева Стойчева
Deposited On:15 Jan 2013 13:27
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 08:26

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