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CREATIVITY: A CROSS-HISTORICAL PILOT SURVEY; Reprint from Journal of Corss-Cultural Psychology
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CREATIVITY: A CROSS-HISTORICAL PILOT SURVEY; Reprint from Journal of Corss-Cultural Psychology

By Naroll, Raoul, E.C. Benjamin, F.K. Fohl, M.J. Fried, R.E. Hildreth and J.M. Schaefer

Western Washington State College: Center for Cross-Cultural Research, 1971. Side stapled off print. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 181-188. Authors from the State University of New York at Buffalo. This is a study of the causes of creative florescences in particular periods of time in certain countries. Five hypotheses were tested which have been proposed to explain such florescences. No support was found for four of these supposed causes: wealth, geographical expansion, democratic government and external challenge. Some support howwver was found for the fifth hypothesis: the more politically fragmented a civilization at a given time, the higher its creativity level.

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THE CAUSES OF THE SCOTTISH MEDICAL RENAISSANCE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; Reprint from Bulletin of the History of Medicine
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THE CAUSES OF THE SCOTTISH MEDICAL RENAISSANCE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; Reprint from Bulletin of the History of Medicine

By Bullough, Vern and Bonnie

np: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1971. Side stapled off print. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 13-28. Scottish medical practitioners i the eighteenth century gained a Europe-wide reputation. Prior to the eighteenth century Scotland must be regarded as a medically backward country, yet by the end of the century Edinburgh had become one of Europe's major medical centers, attracting students from all over the English-speaking world. How and why did this happen? This paper attempts an explanation of this sudden renaissance in Scottish medicine.

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ACHIEVEMENT AMONG GERMAN JEWS BORN DURING THE YEARS 1785-1885; Reprint from The Mankind Quarterly
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ACHIEVEMENT AMONG GERMAN JEWS BORN DURING THE YEARS 1785-1885; Reprint from The Mankind Quarterly

By Falk, Gerhard and Vern Bullough

Washington, DC: Institute for the Study of Man, 1987. Side stapled cardstock cover over journal offprint.. 32 pp.; pp 337-367 of the journal. The authors replicate earlier surveys of eminent achievers in Fourteenth Century Florence and Eighteenth Century Scotland, and here present a statistical profile of prominent Jews born in Nineteenth Century Germany. Persons of genius and creativity in all the disciplines named and analyzed; compared to other studies of Achievement.

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"MORAL DENSITY" AND THE JOB OF SYMPHONY CONDUCTING; Reprinted from International Journal of Contemporary Sociology
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"MORAL DENSITY" AND THE JOB OF SYMPHONY CONDUCTING; Reprinted from International Journal of Contemporary Sociology

By Falk, Gerhard

np: International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, 1975. Side stapled off print, with yellow cardstock cover. Readwear, shelf wear. Handwritten note in pen on cover. Very good.. pp. 206-211. Handwritten note from the author addressed to Vern [Bullough], stating "Vern, I believe this article deals with our present investigation and confirms your findings re: the need for 1. formal schoolings 2. with others & 3. leadership." The purpose of this paper is to show that successful symphony conducting depends on Durkheimian "moral density" and concentration of interaction and that the activities associated with achieving success as a conductor are such that they are compatible with traditional male roles and incompatible with traditional female roles.

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THE CAUSES OF THE SCOTTISH MEDICAL RENAISSANCE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; Reprint from Bulletin of the History of Medicine
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THE CAUSES OF THE SCOTTISH MEDICAL RENAISSANCE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; Reprint from Bulletin of the History of Medicine

By Bullough, Vern and Bonnie

np: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1971. Side stapled off print with blue cardstock cover. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 13-28. Scottish medical practitioners i the eighteenth century gained a Europe-wide reputation. Prior to the eighteenth century Scotland must be regarded as a medically backward country, yet by the end of the century Edinburgh had become one of Europe's major medical centers, attracting students from all over the English-speaking world. How and why did this happen? This paper attempts an explanation of this sudden renaissance in Scottish medicine.

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THE COMPUTER, THE HISTORIAN, AND SOME VARIABLES OF ACHIEVEMENT: A METHODOLOGY; Reprint from Computer Studies
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THE COMPUTER, THE HISTORIAN, AND SOME VARIABLES OF ACHIEVEMENT: A METHODOLOGY; Reprint from Computer Studies

By Bullough, Vern and Bonnie

np: Computer Studies, 1973. Side stapled off print. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 117-123. From the abstract: An historical study of 375 intellectual eminent eighteenth century Scotsmen was done. The methodology used in this reserch is described in some detail. Variables related to the individual and to the parish in which he grew up and was educated are isolated. Achievers tended to have middle class origins and to be well educated. Parishes in which they were born or educated were characterized by prosperity and urbanization. The research was facilitated by computer technology.

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INTELLECTUAL ACHIEVERS: A STUDY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprinted from The American Journal of Sociology
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INTELLECTUAL ACHIEVERS: A STUDY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprinted from The American Journal of Sociology

By Bullough, Bonnie and Vern Bullough

Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago, 1971. Side stapled offprint. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp 1048-1063. Eighteenth-century Scotland produced many important intellectual leaders. Study of the lives of the individual achievers as well as the parishes in which they were born and educated indicates that education was the key to achievement and that most of the achievers came from urban areas, were born into the upper middle class, attended university, and lived longer than the average person. In sum, the eighteenth-century Scottish achiever seems to resemble his twentieth-century counterpart in many ways.

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LONGEVITY AND ACHIEVEMENT IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprint from Omega: An International Journal for the Psychological Study of Dying, Death, Bereavement, Suicide and other Lethal Behaviors
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LONGEVITY AND ACHIEVEMENT IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprint from Omega: An International Journal for the Psychological Study of Dying, Death, Bereavement, Suicide and other Lethal Behaviors

By Bullough, Vern L., Martha Voght, Bonnie Bullough, and Lucy Kluckhohn

np: Greenwood Periodicals, Inc, 1970. Side stapled off print. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 115-119. Researchers such as Terman have noted different ages for peak performances in several sciences and literary performances. This article attempts to show that Terman's fears in this respect were misplaced and looks rather to longevity itself within intellectual achievement. Continual refinement and additions to accomplishments are as important to their long term reputation as the original contribution.

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TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF ACHIEVEMENT-RELATED CONFLICTS IN WOMEN; Reprinted from Journal of Social Issues
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TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF ACHIEVEMENT-RELATED CONFLICTS IN WOMEN; Reprinted from Journal of Social Issues

By Horner, Matina S.

np: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1972. Bound off print, three hole punched. Light shelfwear. Very good.. 9 pp; pp. 157-175. From the abstract: The motive to avoid success is conceptualized within the framework of an expectancy-value theory of motivation. It is identified as an internal psychological representative of the dominant societal stereotype which views competence, independence, competition, and intellectual achievement as qualities basically inconsistent with femininity even though positively related to masculinity and mental health. The expectancy that success in achievement-related situations will be followed by negative consequences arouses fear of success in otherwise achievement-motivated women which then inhibits their performance and levels of aspiration. The incidence of fear of success is considered as a function of the age, sex, and educational and occupational levels of subjects tested between 1964 and 1971. Impairment of the educational and interpersonal functioning of those high in fear of success is noted and consequences for both the individual and society are discussed.

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HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY: INTELLECTUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprint from The British Journal of Sociology
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HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY: INTELLECTUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SCOTLAND; Reprint from The British Journal of Sociology

By Bullough, Vern L. and Bonnie

[London]: The British Journal of Sociology, 1973. Side-stapled off print. Light shelfwear and read wear. Very good.. pp. 418-430. Research across disciplinary lines, in this case History and Sociology. Scotland in the 18th century was chosen for this case study of intellectual achievement because it was one of those periods in history when new ideas seemed to flourish.

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AGE AND ACHIEVEMENT: A DISSENTING VIEW; Reprint from The Gerontologist
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AGE AND ACHIEVEMENT: A DISSENTING VIEW; Reprint from The Gerontologist

By Bullough, Vern, Bonnie Bullough, and Maddalena Mauro

np: The Gerontologist, 1978. Side stapled off print. Light shelfwear. Very good.. pp. 584-587. From the opening: Old age has generally been overlooked as a period of creative achievement. Instead, intellectual achievement is regarded as something for the young not the old. This paper attempts to disprove this assertion.

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CLASS ORIGIN OF SCIENTISTS; Reprinted from Sociometry
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CLASS ORIGIN OF SCIENTISTS; Reprinted from Sociometry

By West, S. Stewart

np: Sociometry, 1961. Saddle stapled offprint. Light shelfwear, browning to first page. Good.. pp. 251-269. The study examines effects of parental class in determining who will become research scientists, using a sample of persons employed in research.

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PERSONALITY FUNCTIONS OF SYMBOLIC SEXUAL AROUSAL TO MUSIC; Psychological Monographs: General and Applied
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PERSONALITY FUNCTIONS OF SYMBOLIC SEXUAL AROUSAL TO MUSIC; Psychological Monographs: General and Applied

By Wallach, Michael A. and Carol Greenberg

American Psychological Association, 1960. Saddle-stapled booklet. Light shelfwear. Very good.. 17 pp.

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