Professor Bo T. Christensen

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Professor Bo T. Christensen

Prof. (mso) Bo T. Christensen

Publications

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Peer-reviewed scientific journals

Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Reber, R. (in press). Perceptual Fluency Effects in Judgments of Creativity and Beauty: Creative Objects are Perceived Fluently yet they are Visually Complex. Journal of Cognitive Psychology.

Ball, L. J. & Christensen, B. T. (in press). Advancing an Understanding of Design Cognition and Design Metacognition: Progress and Prospects. Design Studies.

Christensen, B. T. & Ball, L. J. (in press). Building a discipline: indicators of expansion, integration and consolidation in design research across four decades. Design Studies.

Friis-Olivarius, M., & Christensen, B. T. (2019). Not Quite Equal Odds: Openness to Experience Moderates the Relation Between Quantity and Quality of Ideas in Divergent Production. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, [355].

Biskjær, M. M., Christensen, B., Friis-Olivarius, M., Abildgaard, S. J. J., Lundquist, C., & Halskov, K. (2019). How Task Constraints Affect Inspiration Search Strategies. International Journal of Technology and Design Education.

Cramer-Petersen, C. L., Christensen, B. T., & Ahmed-Kristensen, S. (2019). Empirically Analysing Design Reasoning Patterns: Abductive-deductive Reasoning Patterns Dominate Design Idea Generation. Design Studies, 60, 39-70. [PDF]

Christensen, B., & Abildgaard, S. J. J. (2018). The Oscillation between Individual and Social Designing in Co-located Student Teams. CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts.

Halskov, K., & Christensen, B. (2018). Designing Across Cultures. CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts, 14(2), 75-78.

Ball, L. J., & Christensen, B. (2018). Designing in the Wild. Design Studies, 57, 1-8.

Dove, G., Abildgaard, S. J. J., Biskjær, M. M, Hansen, N., Christensen, B. T. & Halskov, K. (2018). Grouping Notes Through Nodes: The Functions of Post-it Notes in Design Team Cognition. Design Studies, 57, 112-134.

Ball, L. J., Threadgold, E., Marsh, J. E., & Christensen, B. T. (2018). The Effects of Stimulus Complexity and Conceptual Fluency on Aesthetic Judgments of Abstract Art: Evidence for a Default–interventionist Account. Metaphor and Symbol, 33(3), 235-252.

Abildgaard, S. J. J., & Christensen, B. T. (2018). Cross-Cultural and User-Centered Design Thinking in a Global Organization: A Collaborative Case Analysis. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 3(4), 277-289.

Christensen, B. T., & Ball, L. J. (2018). Fluctuating epistemic uncertainty in a design team as a metacognitive driver for creative cognitive processes. CoDesign, 14(2), 133-152. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T., Hartmann, P. V. W., & Rasmussen, T. (2017). Threshold theory tested in an organizational setting: the relation between perceived innovativeness and intelligence in a large sample of leaders. Creativity Research Journal, 29(2), 188-193. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T., & Ball, L. J. (2016). Creative analogy use in a heterogeneous design team: The pervasive role of background domain knowledge. Design Studies, 46, 38-58. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. & Ball, L. J. (2016). Dimensions of Creative Evaluation: Distinct Design and Reasoning Strategies for Aesthetic, Functional and Originality Judgments. Design Studies 45, 116-136. [PDF]

Casakin, H., Ball, L. J., Christensen, B. T., & Badke-Schaub, P. G. (2015). How do Analogizing and Mental Simulation Influence Team Dynamics in Innovative Product Design? AIEDAM, 29(2), 173-183 [PDF]

Christensen, B. T., Kristensen, T., & Reber, R. (2015). Contributions of perceived creativity and beauty to willingness-to-pay for design products. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, vol 3(3-4), 164-176. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T., Drewsen, L. K., & Maaløe, J. (2014). Implicit theories of the personality of the ideal creative employee. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(2), 189-197. [PDF]

Reber, R., Christensen, B. T., & Meier, B. (2014). Effects of meaning and symmetry on judgments of size. Frontiers in Psychology – Perception Science, 5, 1270. [PDF]

Wiltschnig, S., Christensen, B. T. & Ball, L. (2103). Collaborative Problem-Solution Co-evolution in Creative Design. Design Studies 34(5), 515-542. *Awarded the 2013 Design Studies Award for best paper published in Design Studies in 2013. [PDF]

Onarheim, B. & Christensen, B. T. (2012), Distributed idea screening in stage-gate development processes. Journal of Engineering Design, 23(9), 660-673. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. (2010), Images of users and products shown during product design increase users’ willingness-to-use the innovation. AIEDAM, vol 24, pp 179-189. [PDF]

Ahmed, S. & Christensen, B. T. (2009), A real-world study of analogical reasoning in novice and experienced design engineers. Journal of Mechanical Design, vol 131, pp. 32-41. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. & Schunn, C. D. (2009), The role and impact of mental simulation in design. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 327-344. [PDF]

Ball, L. & Christensen, B. T. (2009), Analogical reasoning and mental simulation in design: Two strategies linked to uncertainty resolution. Design Studies, 30(2), 169-186. *Awarded the 2009 Design Studies Award for best paper published in Design Studies in 2009. [PDF]

Christensen, B.T. & Schunn, C. D. (2007), The relationship of analogical distance to analogical function and pre-inventive structure: The case of engineering design. Memory & Cognition 35(1), 29-38. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. & Schunn, C. D. (2005), Spontaneous access and analogical incubation effects. Creativity Research Journal, 17(2), 207-220. [PDF]


Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Christensen, B., & Friis-Olivarius, M. (2019). Exploring the Cognitive Size, Structure and Life of Ideas Using Sticky Notes. Abstract from UK Creativity Researcher’s Conference 2019, Preston, United Kingdom.

Christensen, B., & Friis-Olivarius, M. (2019). The Cognitive Size of Ideas. 16-18. Paper presented at The 3rd MIC Conference, Bologna, Italy.

Christensen, B. T., & Abildgaard, S. J. J. (2018). Co-Located Team Designing: The Oscillation Between Individual and Social Processes. In Design Research Society Conference proceedings (pp. 1297-1313). Design Research Society.

Abildgaard, S. J. J. & Christensen, B. T. (2017). Personal Space Invasion in Collaborative Design. Learn x Design 2017, London

Christensen, B. T. & Abildgaard, S. J. J. (2017) Sharing Video Datasets in Design Research : The Case of DTRS11 REDO Cumulus Conference Proceedings. Kolding.

Erz, A., & Christensen, B. T. (2015). Can you say my name? Effects of phonological fluency on memory of nonword brand names. Paper presented at The 44th EMAC Annual Conference 2015, Leuven, Belgien.

Onarheim, B., Gabrielsen, G. & Christensen, B. T. (2015). The role of marketing logics in the selection of innovations. Paper presented at The 22nd International Product Development Management Conference, Frederiksberg, Denmark.

Erz, A. & Christensen, B. T. (2015). Can you say my name? Effects of phonological fluency on memory of nonword brand names. French-Austrian-German Workshop on Consumer Behavior. *FAG Best Paper Award.

Ahmed-Kristensen, S., Christensen, B. T., & Lenau, T. (2014). NATURALLY ORIGINAL: STIMULATING CREATIVE DESIGN THROUGH BIOLOGICAL ANALOGIES AND RANDOM IMAGES. In DS 77: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2014 13th International Design Conference.

Erz, A. & Christensen, B. T. (2014). Fluency Effects on Brand Name Recognition and Preference: The Role of Product Context. SCP Winter conference: Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, Miami.

Erz, A. & Christensen, B. T. (2014). Challening the Superiority of Phonological Fluency: The Role of Product Context and Competing Fluency in Brand Name Recognition. Proceedings of ARC 2014 Association for Consumer Research North American Conference 2014.

Erz, A. & Christensen, B. T. (2013)Effects of Ease-of-Pronunciation on Non-Word Memory and Product Judgments. The European Association for Consumer Research Conference. EACR 2013, Barcelona, Spain.

Erz, A., Tomczak, T. & Christensen, B. T. (2012), Easy Like a Sunday Morning: How the Fluency of Analogies Affects Innovation Liking. Advances in Consumer Research, Vancouver.

Erz, A. & Christensen, B. T. (2011) Advertising really new products: The role of processing fluency of analogies and its effects on consumer responses. European Marketing Association Conference.

Wiltschnig, S., Onarheim, B., Christensen, B., Dalsgaard, P, Korsgaard, H., Ball, L., Chan, J., Houssian, A., & Hebert, A. (2011). Integrating Laboratory Paradigms and Ethnographic Field Studies for Advancing Analyses of Creative Processes. In DESIRE ’11: Procedings of the Second Conference on Creativity and Innovation in Design. Jean-Bernard Martens & Panos Markopoulos (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, ACM digital Library, pp. 365-366.

Onarheim, B. & Christensen, B. T. (2011). Idea Screening in Engineering Design Using Employee-Driven Wisdom of the Crowds. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED11): Human Behaviour in Design. S.J. Culley; B.J. Hicks; T.C. Malone; T.J. Howard; P. Badke-Schaub. (eds). Design Society, p. 265-274

Ball, L. J., Onarheim, B. & Christensen, B. T. (2010), Design Requirements, Epistemic Uncertainty and Solution Development Strategies in Software Design. Proceedings from Studying Professional Software Design workshop. Irvine, California, USA.

Wiltschnig, S., Onarheim, B. & Christensen, B. T. (2010), Shared Insights in Design Processes – A discussion of in-vivo evidence in and beyond existing creativity framework. First International Conference on Design Creativity, ICDC2010, Kobe, Japan.

Reber, R., Christensen, B. T. & Meier, B. (2010) Judgments of Size Depend on Amount of Information. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and decision Making. St. Louis, USA

Ahmed, S. & Christensen, B. T. (2008), Use of analogies by novice and experienced design engineers.Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2008, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 03-06, 2008, New York City, New York, USA.

Ball, L. & Christensen, B. T. (2007), Analogical reasoning and mental simulation in design: Two strategies linked to uncertainty resolution. Design Thinking research Symposium 7: Design meeting protocols, September 2007, London.

Christensen, B. T. (2005), A methodology for examining design cognition in the real-world. Paper presented at First Nordic Design Research Conference, Copenhagen, May 2005.

Christensen, B. T. & Schunn, C. D. (2003), Returning to unsolved creative problems. Proceedings from the 25th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Boston, MA: CogSci.


Peer-reviewed book chapters

Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K. & Klokmose, C. (2020). The Properties of Sticky Notes for Collaborative Creativity: An Introduction. In Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K. & Klokmose, C. N. (eds.) Sticky Creativity. Post-It(R) Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press.

Ball, L. J & Christensen, B. T. (2020). How Sticky Notes Support Cognitive and Socio-Cognitive Processes in the Generation and Exploration of Creative Ideas. In Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K. & Klokmose, C. N. (eds.) Sticky Creativity. Post-It(R) Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press.

Christensen, B. T. & Friis-Olivarius, M. (2020). How do Initial Ideas Evolve into Final Ones? Exploring the Cognitive Size, Structure and Life of Ideas Using Sticky Notes. In Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K. & Klokmose, C. N. (eds.) Sticky Creativity. Post-It(R) Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press.

Christensen, B. T. (forthcoming). Incubation. In S. Pritzker & M. Runco (forthcoming) Encyclopedia of Creativity. Third Edition.

Christensen, B. T., Hartmann, P. V. W., & Rasmussen, T. (2018). Creative Leaders in Bureaucratic Organizations: Are Leaders More Innovative at Higher Levels of the Organizational Hierarchy? In R. Reiter-Palmon & J. Kaufman (eds.) Individual Creativity in the Workplace. Elsevier/Academic Press [PDF]

Dove, G., Abildgaard, S. J. J., Biskjær, M. M, Hansen, N., Christensen, B. T. & Halskov, K. (2017). Grouping Notes Through Nodes : The Functions of Post-it Notes in Design Team Cognition. In: Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Halskov, K. (eds.) Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation. Leiden: CRC Press/ Taylor & Francis.

Christensen, B. T. & Ball, L. J. (2017) Fluctuating Epistemic Uncertainty in a Design Team as a Metacognitive Driver for Creative Cognitive Processes. In: Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Halskov, K. (eds.) Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation. Leiden: CRC Press/ Taylor & Francis.

Christensen, B. T. & Abildgaard, S. J. J. (2017). Inside the DTRS11 Dataset : Background, Content, and Methodological Choices. In: Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Halskov, K. (eds.) Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation. Leiden: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.

Christensen, B. T. & Ball, L. J. (2016). Dimensions of Creative Evaluation: Distinct Design and Reasoning Strategies for Aesthetic, Functional and Originality Judgments. In R. Adams, P. Buzzanell, & J. A. Siddiqui (eds). Analyzing Design Review Conversations. Purdue University Press.

Christensen, B. T. (2015). Iterations on a designerly science. In V. Svihla & R. Reeve (eds). Design as Scholarship: case studies from the learning sciences. Abingdon: Routledge. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T., & Ball, L. J. (2014). Studying Design Cognition in the Real World Using the ‘In Vivo’ Methodology. In P. Rodgers & J. Yee (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Design Research, pp 317-328. Abingdon: Routledge. [PDF]

Moeran, B. & Christensen, B. T (2013). Introduction. In B. Moeran & B. T. Christensen (eds.) Exploring creativity: Evaluative practices in innovation, design and the arts. Cambridge University Press.

Christensen, B. T. & Strandgaard, J. (2013), Restaurant rankings in the culinary field. In B. Moeran & B. T. Christensen (eds.) Exploring creativity: Evaluative practices in innovation, design and the arts. Cambridge University Press.

Christensen, B. T. & Schunn, C. D. (2009), Putting blinkers on a blind man. Providing cognitive support for creative processes with environmental cues. In A. Markman  & K. Wood (ed.) Tools for Innovation. Oxford University Press. [PDF]

Ball, L. & Christensen, B. T. (2009), Analogical reasoning and mental simulation in design: Two strategies linked to uncertainty resolution. In J. McDonnell, and P. Lloyd (eds.) Designing. Analysing design meetings. London: Taylor & Francis.

Christensen, B. T. (2008), Creativity, cognition and the market. In K. Tollin & A. Caru (eds.) Strategic Market Creation. John Wiley and Sons. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. (2008), Kreativitet og videnskaben om at holde en pause. Problematiske antagelser bag studiet af inkubationseffekter. In M. Lorenzen, T. Kristensen, L. Skov og J. Strandgaard Pedersen (eds.), Når oplevelser møder økonomi. Kreative virksomheder, brancher og steder. Århus: Klim.


Books

Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K. & Klokmose, C. N. (eds.) (2020) Sticky Creativity. Post-It(R) Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press.

Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Halskov, K. (eds.) (2017) Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation. Leiden: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.

Moeran, B. & Christensen, B. T. (eds.) (2013) Exploring creativity: Evaluative practices in innovation, design and the arts. Cambridge University Press.

Christensen, B. T. (2005), Creative cognition: Analogy and incubation, vol. 2005:1. Århus Universitet: Psykologisk PhD-skriftserie. [PDF]

Christensen, B. T. (2002), The Creative Process and Reality: An analysis of search and cognition in the creative process and a call for an ecological cognitive framework for creativity research. Aarhus, Denmark: Psykologisk studieskriftserie. [PDF]