Creativity in Motion
Table of Contents
Scientific Creativity: Based on facts
Artistic Creativity: skill and talent
Understanding Creativity and Applying it to Problem Solving Solutions
Creativity is affected by many factors that in many cases are beyond a person’s control.
Creativity is a distinguishing characteristic of human excellence in every area of behavior.
—E. Paul Torrance
Problems and Why People Struggle with Thinking Outside the Box
Where does thinking outside the box fail?
What are traditional approaches and are they helpful or hinder
The main point of this activity is to focus on the fact that we tend to stick too much to the rules even though there were too few rules in this activity and how making too many assumptions greatly hinders our ability to think creatively and come up with new, out of the box solutions to solve problems.
Creative Thinking- Paper Aeroplanes
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Lack of & better understanding
Fully experience of problem
Redefining the problem
Mental & Emotional Blocks
Handling of stressors
Potential Creative Blocks
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Activity Time: Game #2
The objective is to demonstrate that creativity is more likely to flourish under unstructured than under structured supervision.
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Creativity; innate or learned behavior
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