Components of Creativity

Components of Creativity

By Autumn ShreveBSCOM/435Shannon SorensonJanuary 29, 2018

Table of Contents

Defining Creative process and creative thinking  Method and Theory of Creativityrole of personal psychology in creativity.

Defining Creative Thinking and Creative Process

Creative Thinking

A way for thinking outside the box.To solve problems with unorthodox solutions.Can be stimulated with brainstorming or lateral thinking.

Creative Process

Cleary  (2017), “The creative process is the act of making new connections between old ideas”  (The Creative Process in Short). Connecting ideas

Method and Theory of Creativity


The way we collect the ideasHow we come to the solutionHow the data is collected.


The ideas and how they are applied.

Role of Personal Psychology in Creativity

Creative capacity must be determined based of a different set of testsCould not be determined by IQ testsCreativity is built into the personality (Weisberg, 2006, Chapter 9).


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