2007'3, p.69
Kitayev-Smyk L. A.
Factors of strain in the creative process

The author looks at stages of the creative process, focusing on the dynamics of insight and describing its specific form which may emerge in a situation of mortal danger. Noting that in the process of continuous intellectual strain the creative person often suffers from intellectual exhaustion, an unpleasant and potentially dangerous condition, the author discusses ways of overcoming the condition.