Creativity

Creativity - Chem 391 Creativity Creativity is innovation...

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4/3/09 1 Chem 391: Creativity Creativity is: innovation, originality, imagination, inventiveness, discovery, genius Creativity Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. Albert Szent-Györgyi, Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1937
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4/3/09 2 Creativity You will be faced with problems in your career (and in school) that demand creative solution. You are already skilled at solving problems beginning in Freshman Chemistry. The American educational system of assigning homework lets you discover how to apply principles to solving problems Perhaps two solutions should be required! Creativity Under the communist system, everyone had to get the approved answer by the approved method, leaving no room for creativity Creativity is why more Nobel prizes have been won by Americans than any other nationality However, recent trends reveal fewer American prizes.
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4/3/09 3 Creativity A creative person sees the same things as everyone has always seen but thinks something no one else has ever thought Combines previously uncombined elements Uses inter-relationships to generate novel, useful ideas and solutions to everyday problems Developing Creativity
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course CHEM 391 taught by Professor Vollmer-snarr,h during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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