Creativity is...
SMCANT VII
Gema R. Quintana
@rubiq
Tendency to generate or recognize:
ideas
alternatives
possibilities
Useful in:
solving problems,
communicating with others...
Why people are motivated to be creative:
need for novel, varied, and complex stimulation
need to communicate ideas and val...
From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 394)
you need to be able to...
view things in new ways or from a...
From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 394)
flexibility
tolerance of ambiguity or unpredictability
the e...
From Creativity - Beyond the Myth of Genius, by Robert W. Weisberg. (page 4)
Creative:
novel products of value
the person ...
From Creativity - Beyond the Myth of Genius, by Robert W. Weisberg. (page 4)
For something to be creative,
it is not enoug...
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
Ways that creativity is commonly used:
Peop...
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
creative domain:the symbolic knowledge shar...
Creativity is any act, idea, or
product that changes an existing
domain, or that transforms an existing
domain into a new ...
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
Characteristics of
the creative
personality
#1
Creative individuals have a great deal of
energy, but they are also often
quiet and at rest
From Creativity - Flow and ...
#2
Creative individuals tend to be smart
yet also naive at the same time
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Disc...
#3
Creative individuals have a combination
of playfulness and discipline or
responsibility and
irresponsibility
From Creat...
#4
Creative individuals alternate between
imagination and fantasy
at one end and rooted sense of
reality at the other.
Fro...
#5
Creative people seem to harbor
o pposite ten dencie s o n the
continuum between extroversion
and introversion.
From Cre...
#6
Creative individuals are also remarkable
humble and proud at the
same time.
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology o...
#7
Creative individuals to a certain extent
escape rigid gender role
stereotyping and have a tendency
toward androgyny.
Fr...
#8
Generally, creative people are thought
to be rebellious and
independent.
From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of D...
#9
Most creative people are very
passionate about their
work, yet they can be extremely
objective about it as well.
From C...
#10
The openness and sensitivity of
creative individuals often exposes them
to suffering pain yet also a
great deal of enj...
energy
irresponsibility
imagination
proud
androgyny
passionate
enjoyment
¡Gracias mil!
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  1. 1. Creativity is... SMCANT VII Gema R. Quintana @rubiq
  2. 2. Tendency to generate or recognize: ideas alternatives possibilities Useful in: solving problems, communicating with others entertaining ourselves and others From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 396)
  3. 3. Why people are motivated to be creative: need for novel, varied, and complex stimulation need to communicate ideas and values need to solve problems From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 396)
  4. 4. From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 394) you need to be able to... view things in new ways or from a different perspective and generate new possibilities or alternatives In order to be creative...
  5. 5. From Human Motivation, 3rd ed., by Robert E. Franken (pp. 394) flexibility tolerance of ambiguity or unpredictability the enjoyment of things heretofore unknown Linked to:
  6. 6. From Creativity - Beyond the Myth of Genius, by Robert W. Weisberg. (page 4) Creative: novel products of value the person who produces the work Creativity: capacity to produce such works activity of generating such products
  7. 7. From Creativity - Beyond the Myth of Genius, by Robert W. Weisberg. (page 4) For something to be creative, it is not enough for it to be novel: it must have value, or be appropriate to the cognitive demands of the situation.
  8. 8. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Ways that creativity is commonly used: People who express unusual thoughts, who are interesting and stimulating (appear unusually bright) People who experience the world in novel and original ways. (personally creative individuals) Individuals who have changed our culture in some important way
  9. 9. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly creative domain:the symbolic knowledge shared by a particular society as a whole. (like visual arts) field: which includes all the gatekeepers of the domain (like art critics, art teachers, curators of museums, etc) person: who using the symbols of the given domain (such as music, engineering, business, mathematics) has a new idea or sees a new pattern (this novelty is selected by the appropriate field for inclusion into the relevant domain) The Systems Model of Creativity
  10. 10. Creativity is any act, idea, or product that changes an existing domain, or that transforms an existing domain into a new one...What counts is whether the novelty he or she produces is accepted for inclusion in the domain From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  11. 11. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Characteristics of the creative personality
  12. 12. #1 Creative individuals have a great deal of energy, but they are also often quiet and at rest From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  13. 13. #2 Creative individuals tend to be smart yet also naive at the same time From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  14. 14. #3 Creative individuals have a combination of playfulness and discipline or responsibility and irresponsibility From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  15. 15. #4 Creative individuals alternate between imagination and fantasy at one end and rooted sense of reality at the other. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  16. 16. #5 Creative people seem to harbor o pposite ten dencie s o n the continuum between extroversion and introversion. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  17. 17. #6 Creative individuals are also remarkable humble and proud at the same time. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  18. 18. #7 Creative individuals to a certain extent escape rigid gender role stereotyping and have a tendency toward androgyny. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  19. 19. #8 Generally, creative people are thought to be rebellious and independent. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  20. 20. #9 Most creative people are very passionate about their work, yet they can be extremely objective about it as well. From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  21. 21. #10 The openness and sensitivity of creative individuals often exposes them to suffering pain yet also a great deal of enjoyment From Creativity - Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly
  22. 22. energy irresponsibility imagination proud androgyny passionate enjoyment
  23. 23. ¡Gracias mil!

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