Acknowledgements Video Games and Creativity: An Introduction Part 1: Creativity and Video Game Play Chapter 1 - Video Games and Creativity Linda A. Jackson and Alex I. Games Chapter 2 - The Impact of Video Game Play on Human (and Orc) Creativity Nicholas D. Bowman, Rachel Kowert, and Christopher J. Ferguson Chapter 3 - Video Games and Malevolent Creativity: Does One Thing Lead to Another? David H. Cropley Chapter 4 - Problem Solving Through Cheating in Video Games Karla R. Hamlen and Fran C. Blumberg Chapter 5 - Opportunities and Challenges in Assessing and Supporting Creativity in Video Games Yoon J. Kim and Valerie J. Shute Chapter 6 - Content, Collaboration and Creativity in Virtual Worlds Thomas B. Ward Part 2: Creativity and Video Games in Education Chapter 7 - Teaching Creativity: Theoretical Models and Applications Jorge A. Blanco-Herrera, Christopher L. Groves, Ann M. Lewis, & Douglas A. Gentile Chapter 8 - Teachers Designing Learning Games: Impact on Creativity Frederique Frossard, Anna Trifonova, and Mario Barajas Chapter 9 - Cognitive Brain Training, Video Games, and Creativity Oshin Vartanian and Erin L. Beatty Chapter 10 - Game Narrative, Interactive Fiction, and Storytelling: Creating a Time for Telling in the Classroom Michael F. Young, Stephen T. Slota, Roger Travis, and Beomykyu Choi Part 3: Creativity and Video Game Development Chapter 11 - Creating Code Creatively - Automated Discovery of Game Mechanics Through Code Generation Michael Cook Chapter 12 - Patented Creativity: Reflecting on Videogame Patents Casey O'Donnell Chapter 13 - Tension and Opportunity: Creativity in the Video Gaming Medium Grant Tavinor Chapter 14 - Creative Interactivity: Customizing and Creating Game Content Katharina-Maria Behr, Richard Huskey, and Rene Weber
James C. Kaufman, PhD, is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He is the author/editor of more than 30 books and 250 papers. Dr. Kaufman co-founded two APA journals (Psychology of Popular Media Culture and Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts) and is a Past President of APA's Division 10. He was won numerous awards, including the Torrance Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, the Berlyne and Farnsworth Awards from APA, and Mensa's research award.