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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 8 Complex Cognitive Processes Creativity and Creative Problem Solving Creativity: the ability to produce work that is original, but still appropriate and useful to thinking and problem solving.-Any subject can be approached in a creative manner.-Intention to be creative must be present though.-sometimes involves more than one person-happens in a supportive environment-results in an identifiable product that is new and useful 1-People are not born as creative: it can be developed 2-creativity is not intertwined with negative qualities: creative individuals can have emotional problems…but being biased towards students this way is dangerous 3-creativity does not mean a person will be unbalanced: creative individuals can be organized and flexible 4- Creativity is not enhanced within a group: individuals have to think on their own and then contribute to the group’s effort What are the sources of Creativity?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course ED 210 taught by Professor Thorkildeson during the Spring '09 term at Ill. Chicago.
- Spring '09