Category Archives: Creative thinking

Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire

The first book to identify and explore Creative Intelligence as a new form of cultural literacy and a method for driving innovation and sparking start-up capitalism. The world is quickly changing in ways we find hard to comprehend. Conventional methods … Continue reading

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Creativity in Education: Clearness in Perception, Vigorousness in Curiosity

This article is based on the proposition that a process of creativity may be experienced in education in situation where an individual’s (learner’s) perception is kept clear and his curiosity is vigorous. An attempt to clarify this proposition is made … Continue reading

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Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind

Is it possible to make sense of something as elusive as creativity? Based on psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman’s groundbreaking research and Carolyn Gregoire, Wired to Create offers a glimpse inside the “messy minds” of highly creative people. Revealing the latest … Continue reading

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Real Learning is a Creative Process

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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Where Creativity Flourishes – On the Edge of Chaos

If it’s true, in Sir Ken Robinson’s words, that “Creativity is not an option, it’s an absolute necessity,” then it’s that much more imperative to find ways to bring creativity to learning. But first, we have to understand what conditions … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking and Creativity – An overview and Comparison of the Theories

In this paper, I plan to review some of the scholarly literature about creativity and critical thinking, looking for commonalities between them. I also plan to compare the public trade books about creative thinking and explore how that thinking aligns … Continue reading

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A Critique of Creativity and Complexity – Deconstructing Clichés

In an increasingly complex world the natural human inclination is to oversimplify issues and problems to make them seem more comprehensible and less threatening. This tendency usually generates forms of dogmatism that diminish our ability to think creatively and to … Continue reading

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Moods, Emotions and Creative Thinking: A Framework for Teaching

When planning and teaching, attention is generally given to cognition while the effect of mood and emotion on cognition is ignored. But students are not emotionless thinkers and the effect can make a difference to their thought. This is particularly … Continue reading

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Generativi di tutto il Mondo, Unitevi! Manifesto per la Società dei Liberi

Il mondo è ammalato a causa della nostra libertà. Abbiamo ottenuto il potere e siamo diventati vittime della nostra potenza. Da liberi tutti uguali, finalmente disinibiti, perennemente in evoluzione abbiamo imparato il movimento dell‘incorporazione. Del consumo e del dominio del … Continue reading

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Fostering Creative Thinking – Co-constructed Insights from Neuroscience and Education

Although every creative act contains elements of spontaneity, teachers can play a critical role in fostering creative thinking processes through the use of environment and strategy. No single part of our brain is responsible for creativity. Some regions linked to … Continue reading

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