Dr. Morris Stein also Known as “Moe” was a well renowned psychologist and seminal scholar of creativity. He passed away in May 2006 at age 84. Dr. Stein, retired as Professor Emeritus in 1991, he was on the NYU faculty since the early1960s and had led the Doctoral Program in Social Psychology. Well known for his work on personality and the nature and encouragement of creativity, he authored over ten books and accrued many honors. He was a NYC native. He was born in the Bronx, and attended Highschool at De Witt Clinton High School, and later to further his education at CCNY, and Harvard University. Dr. Stein taught psychology and creativity at Wheaton College in Chicago and at the University of Chicago before returning to New York City at New York University where he later retired. To learn more about Dr. Morris Stein and his phenomenal contribution to the field of Creativity, please see my timeline which highlights his life’s work.
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· In 1974, Dr. Morris Stein published Stimulating Creativity, Individual Procedures Volumes 1
Stein, M. I. (1974). Stimulating Creativity: Individual procedures. United Kingdom: Academic Press.
· In 1975, Dr. Morris Stein published Stimulating Creativity, Group Procedures,
Stein, M. I. (1975). Stimulating Creativity: Group procedures. United Kingdom: Academic Press.
· In 1975, Dr. Morris Stein published Manual for PCT, The Physiognomic Cue Test: A Measure of a Cognitive Control Principle
· In 1980, Dr. Morris Stein published Creativity and the Individual
Stein, M. I., Heinze, S. J. (1980). Creativity and the Individual: Summaries of Selected Literature in Psychology and Psychiatry. United States of America: Free Press.
· In 1981, Dr. Morris Stein published The Thematic Appreciation Test, An Introductory Manual for its Clinical Use with Adults
Stein, M. I. (1981). The Thematic Apperception Test: An Introductory Manual for Its Clinical Use with Adults. United States of America: Thomas.
· In 1986, Dr. Morris Stein published Gifted, talented, and creative young people: a guide to theory, teaching and research
Stein, M. I. (1986). Gifted, talented, and creative young people: a guide to theory, teaching, and research. United Kingdom: Garland.
· In 1991, Dr. Morris Stein published Creativity is People in the Leadership & Organizational Development Journal
· In 1991, Dr. Morris Stein retired as Professor Emeritus of the Psychology Department at New York University
· In 1994, Dr. Morris Stein helped to organize the idea of The Brazilian Creativity Association in Sao Paulo, Brazil
· In 2000, Dr. Morris Stein became a Trustee of the Creativity Centre Education Trust in the UK.
· In 2003, Dr. Morris Stein became the Honorary Member of the Creativity Centre Education Trust in the UK.
· In May of 2006, Dr. Morris Stein passed away at the age of 84