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Creativity is the Essence of Technology - Creativity is the essence of technology we have today, without technology we would be without the most basic of equipment in our modern day lives. Could you imagine a life without cars, computers, and even houses. What would the world be like if it were deprived of these necessities. We have progressed to such a degree, that it seems almost unlikely that the human race will produce one more extraordinaire. However, without the thoughtful minds of thousands of inventors, our world would rapidly turn into one of bland repetition....   [tags: technology, creativity, ] 583 words
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Lack of Creativity in the Medieval Period - Lack of ego, violence, and unproductiveness were some of the few characteristics Manchester attributed to the medieval mind. During this period of history, the people lacked creativity and only used the mechanisms that were created by the generations before. Violence helped noblemen rise to define themselves while the creative ones took generations to build a cathedral because they only cared about glorifying God. Knowing their identity in life was irrelevant. Peasants were unaware of the world outside the common since they all lived and died without ever leaving their birthplace....   [tags: medieval, history, creativity, ] 1172 words
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Creativity in Adulthood - Creativity in Adulthood Creativity is a concept surrounded by a number of beliefs and misconceptions. People believe it is limited to only a few; it declines seriously with age; and it is associated primarily with uniqueness or innovation or "artists" (Adams-Price 1998; McCormick and Plugge 1997; Runco 1996). However, research shows that creative thinking is a universal ability that can help adults manage satisfying lives and that is increasingly in demand in the workplace. This Digest reviews some of this research in order to identify ways to help adults discover and fulfill their creative potential....   [tags: Creative Creativity Essays] 2162 words
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Creativity and Bipolar Disorder - Creativity and Bipolar Disorder History has always held a place for the "mad genius", the kind who, in a bout of euphoric fervor, rattles off revolutionary ideas, incomprehensible to the general population, yet invaluable to the population's evolution into a better adapted species over time. Is this link between creativity and mental illness one of coincidence, or are the two actually related. If related, does heightened creative behavior alter the brain's neurochemistry such that one becomes more prone to a mental illness like bipolar disorder....   [tags: Bipolar Creative Creativity Essays]
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Rock Music and Creativity - Rock Music and Creativity As the reader may verify by looking at my name, I originate from Cyprus, a Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea. As I grew up in a Greek environment, Greek music predominated in my listenings with a glimpse of classical music added when my studies in the piano encouraged it. My short stay in the States has, apart from many other things, introduced me to rock music. According to Google.com, "rock 'n' roll can be defined as a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Black rhythm-and-blues with White country-and-western; rock is a generic term that evolved out of rock 'n' roll." The purpose of this essay is not, however, to provide an analysis on rock music....   [tags: Creative Creativity Essays] 1592 words
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A Utopian View of Creativity - A Utopian View of Creativity It is practically impossible to predict or to create the conditions which give rise to great literature, art or music. The introduction to the sixteenth century in your anthology discusses broad topics such as humanism, nationalism, and the Reformation which played major roles in stimulating a literature of unusual quality. It is intriguing if somewhat fruitless to speculate about our own century--to ask whether similar cultural earthquakes are occurring that will someday make the end of the twentieth century a period to reckon with....   [tags: Creative Creativity Nature Essays]
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Everyday Creativity is Always Dialogical in Bakhtin’s Sense - Everyday Creativity is Always Dialogical in Bakhtin’s Sense Traditional definitions of language have often categorised creative activity in the ‘canonical’ literary uses we see in artistic works. However, contemporary definitions no longer confine creativity with language to the work of the novelist or poet. It is a well argued point that the seeds of such literary language reside in what may be described, as the mundane, practical uses of ‘everyday’ talk and writing. This shift in opinion and approach to language study may be largely attributed to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, who developed a social theory of language....   [tags: Creativity Language] 1900 words
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Creativity - Creativity The walls of the Louvre are covered with artistic masterpieces, widely recognized as some of the most treasured, creative works known to man. The unique stroke of a brush or the layering of paint can distinguish these geniuses from the masses. Despite the ability to label these pieces of art as especially creative, it remains unclear how one can truly qualify the defining characteristics of creativity. This faculty is commonly viewed as intangible, as `a spark of creativity,' or, `a flash of creativity.' This phenomenon, which lies at the foundation of our artistic culture, eludes our current grasp of understanding....   [tags: Technology Art Papers]
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Creativity - Creativity 'Utterly butterly delicious', 'yeh dil maange more', 'kya swaad hai zindagi mein', 'beauty bar of film stars', ' kal bhi aaj bhi kal bhi', and I can go on. More than anything, I think we are compelled to watch these small bits of creativity on the television. Nuisance to the lovers of 'kyunki saas bhi kabhi bahu thi', to the tendulkar fans, and MTV dudes I think these are the best sections aired on the so called idiot box, exuding creativity. It is amazing to watch screening of mere ideas for a span ranging only from 10 to 60 seconds and the passage of the message yet then so convincingly that it actually entices an individual for indulging in great expenses....   [tags: Papers] 659 words
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Fostering Creativity - The subject of score one for creativity or idea in the organization or workplace, in varied tactics or approaches, is gaining recognition as a critical part in assisting businesses to achieve better returns or profits and keeping employees satisfied; leaders and management increasingly realize creativity as the groundwork of competition in business (Gardner, 2007). In order to survive and succeed in this highly competitive market, creativity is not only the necessity requirement in the 21st century for business enterprises or institutions, and it is also the prerequisite for individuals and employees (Florida, 2010)....   [tags: Marketing, Innovation] 2009 words
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Creativity in Medicine - ... Druker figured that since the disease is caused by a single faulty chromosome, it gives scientists only one target to go after. With this in mind, he realized that he would, in fact, be able to use a kinase inhibitor, specifically the tyrosine kinase, because there is only one location to deal with (Pray). Needless to say, his hypothesis was spot on. In the drugs first clinical trial, “all 31 patients experienced complete remission”. Druker later noted that “in a typical drugs first clinical trial, a 20% response rate is considered remarkable, let alone a 100% success rate” (Pray)....   [tags: innovation, Gleevec, kinase, chromosome]
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Creativity is Vital - In the twenty-first century, one inhabits a world in which one must choose between academics and creativity. Unfortunately, it is arduous to be efficacious in either if both are not offered. Being in the middle of an economic crisis does no abet in the slightest. Art is becoming endangered outside of the educational system as well as within it. “Public Money is…drying up as states struggle with yawning budget deficits” (Wiggins). Lawmakers everywhere are threatening significant cuts in art funding (Hurley)....   [tags: Education ]
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Process of Creativity - The Process of Creativity The following is taken from Duane and Sarah Preble’s ARTFORMS, 5th edition. Footnotes and endnotes are omitted for ease of reading. Erich Fromm said, Creativity is an Attitude. We all have the potential to be creative, yet most of us were not encouraged to develop our creativity. We can do so by becoming willing to explore new relationships and insights. The source of all art, science and technology --- in fact, all of human civilizations --- is creative imagination, or creative thinking....   [tags: essays research papers] 861 words
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Influence and Creativity - Influence and Creativity I have a habit of noticing redundancies in other people. Their personalities and their thoughts just seem so similar: daughters trying to be like mothers, or sons trying to be like fathers, or friends trying to be like each other. In my mind the sense of "self" that we as human beings have is more of a delusion than a reality, where we are nothing but the products of a multitude of influences throughout our lives. Did I ever have an original thought in my life. Or is it always someone else's idea that I am only repeating....   [tags: Individuality Culture Media Essays] 1226 words
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Creativity and Psychopathology - Creativity and Psychopathology Recent studies show that your chances of having a mental illness may have something to do with your profession. This is an example of a subject that can often be read about in popular magazines such as Vogue, Time, or Newsweek. I’ve never really paid much attention to these articles because something about them makes me feel uneasy. The reader must remember that the magazines have more than one goal. Not only are they trying to inform readers, but they are also trying to sell magazines....   [tags: Papers] 1149 words
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Anthropomorphized Creativity - Anthropomorphized Creativity It starts at 2 o'clock in the morning, a blank sheet in front of your eyes and a blank brain behind. Whether for grades, for money, for for glory, for love, or for self respect, you have to put your thoughts down in a coherent form, but you cannot. You beg for the ability to shift out of neutral and get writing, but it doesn't come. And like any human being since we started carving into bone and shaping clay, you start to put in your mind's eye a face to what you are seeking....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers] 2002 words
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Journalism, Real Creativity and Reactionary Creativity - Journalism, Real Creativity and Reactionary Creativity On January 1, 2002 I had finally finished authoring my latest fiction book, which is titled The Great Teen Fruit War, A 1960’ Novel. The work was quite a Promethean task to complete, having 162,000 words on 468 pages presented in 46 Chapters. When I read my final draft, I think I felt a little like Victor Frankenstein must have when he first fully viewed the monster that he had created. The Great Teen Fruit War is set in 1960’ Hammonton and involves conflict between the Blues, the sons of blueberry farmers and the Reds, the sons of peach farmers (please remember, a novel is fiction)....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 869 words
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How Creativity Became Institutionalized? - ... On the one hand, it shows that demand for creativity studies is really high, on the other, it explains their motivation to make claims in that area. Nonetheless, the refreshments in curriculums are not the only ac-tions universities have taken. They have realized along with public sector that innovation takes most likely place where actual research is done. Universities are also platforms for new thinkers to arise. This has led to a number of conferences, conventions, forums and debates organized in cooperation with local and national governments that have started to serve as main institutional arenas of discourse over encouraging the creativity and innovation....   [tags: Edward De Bono, ken robinson]
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Creativity Vs Academic Study - ... That this is a misleading point of view can be argued by John Stossel, one of those analysts concerned with the quality of education in the US. In his article “Stupid in America” (2006), Stossel states that American public schools are not as good as 76% of Americans used to think. According to his observation and discussion with different education professionals, Stossel reports that the lack of qualified teachers, who can control discipline and motivate students to learn, and the lack of competitiveness among schools make most of the classrooms far from being inspiring for creativity and freethinking....   [tags: KIe Ho, US Education System] 1848 words
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Virtuoso Teams, Creativity and Trust - ... Listening was a common theme for both Caesar and Miles’ virtuoso teams. Virtuoso teams comprise people who have mastered the art of listening without fear, of allowing others to speak without reacting strongly or negatively to what are being said, or what they anticipate will be said. Through listening a leader and virtuoso team can create energy without consuming it. By being willing to listen it creates an illusion of belonging, while establishing creditability and trust. Davis believed that listening to each team member was a critical competency for a leader of virtuoso teams (Boynton & Fischer, 2005)....   [tags: Workplace Performance] 1171 words
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Creativity in Various Art Forms - Music and other art forms often go hand in hand. Creativity is not just a one-note deal or rather it is not confined to a singular aspect or form. Oftentimes it is interlaced into many forms, such as, music, writing, artwork, fashion and much more. Like a tree, creativity grows and extends out into infinite directions rooting itself in society. One such artist is Brandon Boyd. During the day he is a contemporary artist and by night he is a singer-songwriter for an internationally recognized rock band, Incubus....   [tags: Art ]
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Creativity in the Classroom by Ernest Boyer - The American system of education is considered to be one of the most progressive in the world. One of the surveys on attitudes toward teaching around the world found that the United States is unique in its strong emphasis on "good teaching." My experience at State College has helped me to understand better how this system works, and what methods and techniques American teachers use to motivate their students for creative and active learning. However, I can also see that this system doesn’t work perfectly in every classroom....   [tags: eduaction, teaching] 1751 words
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Shakespeare’s Creativity - Shakespeare’s Creativity In William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the art of music appears in the opening of the speech as the unhappy and lovesick Orsino tells his musicians, “If music be the food of love, play on” (I.i.1) In the speech that follows, Orsino asks the musicians to give him so much musical love i.e. food that will “surfeit” and cease to yearn for love any longer. Shakespeare uses music in opening line of play and at the end by Feste singing his song. It reveals that Shakespeare has presented on stage a romantic comedy which is not detached from our everyday reality....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Twelfth Night] 1657 words
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Super Leadership and Creativity Potential - Research Objectives The body of the literature on management and leadership primarily concentrate on the vibrant nature of the common organization. This paper augments the abundantly available literature on leadership studies for organizations. The minor intentions of this paper is to generate an forward motion that will induce other academics and scholars to focus on the topic of leadership at a much wider level having more comprehensive objectives in mind. The main focus would be to explore the link between super leadership behavior and creative potential through idea generation for an innovative and creative culture within organization....   [tags: Business, Super Leadership Approach] 804 words
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Developing Creativity in Indonesian Elementary Schools - ... It is not enough to change the curriculum and the subject contents, teachers and educators are also important for the process of creativity. Both Kudryavtsev (2011) and Robinson agree that children are naturally creative (TED, 2007; The RSA, 2008). However, adults are essential in helping children to put their natural creativity into cultural context by determining appropriateness (Kudryavtsev, 2011). Grohman and Szmidt (2013) emphasise on teaching for creativity instead of creative teaching....   [tags: education, culture]
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Promoting Creativity: The Importance of Art in Education - America is the country of progress and innovation, in order to achieve this in America prioritizes strict memorization and standardized nationwide test scores over creativity. No Child Left Behind was signed into law in 2002 by President George W. Bush as a re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Cite?). The law demands that public schools nationwide improve educational standards, specifically among disadvantaged students. To achieve this goal, federal initiated testing started in 2005 to determine student’s proficiency in math and reading....   [tags: Art Education]
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Creativity and Mood Disorders - For generations creative people have dealt with the stigma of mental disorder often attributed to them. The "mad" scientist, frenzied artist and profoundly intense writer; all have been common judgments of these professions for years. Despite the prevalence of these beliefs, psychological studies in this field have been sparse and often inadequate. To fill this investigative void, Ruth Richards and Dennis Kinney, Nancy Andreasen, and Kay Jamison developed studies to examine the link between creativity and mood disorders more completely and accurately....   [tags: Psychology] 1036 words
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The Importance of Creativity for Organizations - The Importance of Creativity for Organizations Nowadays creativity and innovation are becoming extremely important to the success of all business organizations; because they are facing major and rapid changes in the environment. To cope effectively with the change, organizations must become more innovative, developing the ability to quickly plan and implement adoptions to change their environments. There is a direct link between creativity and important organizational outcomes such as productivity and quality; because creative thinking increases the quality of solutions to organizational problems, helps to stimulate profitable innovations, revitalizes motivation, upgrades personal skills and catalyzes effective team performance....   [tags: Business Creative Innovation Essays Papers] 2377 words
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Searching for the Location of Creativity - Searching for the Location of Creativity What causes an artist to feel so passionate about his work. What leads the artist in his choice of an outlet for his creativity. What is it that inspires the artist. Is it possible that all of this is formed completely in the artists mind. Is it the case that the "gift" of creativity and genius is given to some individuals and not others, or is the gift of creativity merely the plague of a mental disorder. Do these artists even have anything in common. Whitman tends to believe that someone does have something in common with him....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Creativity, the Subconcious, and Daydreaming - Creativity, the Subconcious, and Daydreaming When an artist of any sort is inspired they have what can very closely be compared with a spiritual feeling. Some have said that this state in which, the imagination flows so freely is that of a conscious dream. In this short essay I will explore the ideas behind creativity and this dreamlike state of inspiration. In order to do so we must first decide what creativity is and then how it is affected. Creativity¡¦ is it merely the expression of ones ideas, or must it be something that none has ever thought of before....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Creativity and Mental Illness - Creativity and Mental Illness Men have called me mad, but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence--whether much that is glorious--whether all that is profound--does not spring from disease of thought--from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect. Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night - Edgar Allen Poe When you are insane, you are busy being insane - all the time... When I was crazy, that's all I was....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Philosophic Principles of Creativity - Philosophic Principles of Creativity ABSTRACT: The principle of universal significance of the creative process is promoted in this thesis. The principles of the ecology of creation and of the subject's humanistic orientation of the cognitive and practical activity, will also be investigated. 1. Nowadays the promotion of a new world outlook paradigm of global creativity has a place. The understanding of the nature of creation in the history of philosophy has always been connected with the explanation of the substance and of the mechanisms of creative activity....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers] 1875 words
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Toward a Neurobiology of Creativity? - Toward a Neurobiology of Creativity. Making Connections Between Art, Manic-Depressive Illness, and Frontotemporal Dementia "And Something's odd - within - That person that I was - And this One - do not feel the same - Could it be Madness - this?" -Emily Dickinson Those of us who enjoy the arts, either as participants or avid fans of the creative process, are very much aware of the so-called "myth of the artist" and other similar stereotypical sketches that link the artistic genius to an inner, emotional world of tumultuous highs, lows, and sheer "madness"....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Absinthe: The Price of Creativity - Absinthe: The Price of Creativity The practice of serious art, whether it be painting, music or literature, requires originalities of perception. At a level of neurobiology what this usually means is that the nervous system must respond in new ways to old inputs. How can in individual induce these responses that are needed for creativity. If creativity is a behavior, can it be influenced by things that occur in the brain. Some artists seem to be naturally endowed with the gift of creativity and the creation of these new responses to old information....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Theme of Creativity in The Destructors - Conditions within various regions often restrict freedoms and creativity of the individual, as a result of human experiences, an individual may commit an act of violence, intended with a different goal, not just that of destruction. In "The Destructors," the author uses diction, setting, and syntax to unveil a general truth of an aspect of human nature: creativity. The poignant use of diction throughout the short story, mostly in the action segment, subliminally demonstrated the positive aspects of destruction....   [tags: Graham Greene] 513 words
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Computer Creativity in Soccer - Computer Creativity in Soccer Studies concerning computer creativity in art and music have been central issues in the field of Artificial Intelligence for over thirty years, and several scholars of computer science are optimistic that computers will eventually be able to create original works (Miranda, 16), but not until recently had any computer programmer pursued Artificial Intelligence in athletics. This is a particularly daunting field because our knowledge of robotics is still very primitive, but this does not merit neglecting further investigation....   [tags: Technology Artificial Intelligence Essays]
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Human Creativity and Spirit - Human Creativity and Spirit ABSTRACT: Values provide evidence of spirit in human life. Spirit is a creative mental force for realizing values, a force which shows signs of a superindividual growth and decline, a life of its own. This paper documents the historic rise and decline of several waves of human creativity. I also consider possible factors that would account for the rise and fall: the presence of new material, social encouragement and/or patronage, temperamental egotism on the part of creators, the attraction of pioneering talent, or a collective or superindividual spirit....   [tags: History Essays] 2912 words
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Creativity and Machine Design - Creativity and Machine Design Robots and machines have become very prevalent within recent years. We use robots to assemble cars, explore dangerous areas, and even as servants to clean our houses. In the future, we might even see robots help in delicate complex tasks like performing surgery. Many people think that the process that goes behind designing a robot is unimaginative, involving a lot of dull equations and assembly lines. In reality, the design process can be very creative. While the process behind designing a machine is creative, it should be noted though that eventually engineers were going to design robots to perform these tasks....   [tags: Technology Robots Papers]
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World Wide Creativity - World Wide Creativity What comes to mind upon hearing "hacker" or "geek?" In many cases, one will envision a male in his late teens who wears dark clothes, is antisocial, sits in front of a computer screen, and breaks into computer systems illegally. While such people do exist, they are more accurately called "script kiddies" or, depending on severity of infraction, "crackers." Hackers, in the general sense, merely enjoy "the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming or circumventing limitations" ("Hacker")....   [tags: Geeks Computers Internet Essays]
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How Creativity can be Developed and Enhanced within an Organization - How Creativity can be Developed and Enhanced within an Organization Creativity is just one of our many valuable human resources which enable a unique progression in every aspect of life while preventing the same patterns from being repeated time after time. Specifically within the work place when people feel motivated and valued, their creativity is at the highest because they feel a self challenge to be creative and make a difference within their roles. According to McShane and Von Glinow (2010), there is significant credence put on creativity to “find problems, identify alternatives, and implement solutions....   [tags: Management] 1731 words
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The Effects of Learning Culture on Creativity Through Various Contexts - The effects of learning culture on creativity through various contexts Recent studies in multiculturalism has revealed that the exposure to a mixture of cultures or hybrids cultures can improve an individuals’ creativity, cognitive processes and assist with idea flexibility that are applicable to everyday problem solving. It has however though, been recognised that these multicultural experiences could be learnt in several other ways. Vital research in this field include experiments on direct influence culture on creative and cognitive ability (Leung and Chiu, 2008), learning within cultural or multicultural context (Maddux et al., 2010), cross cultural creativity (Kharkhurin & Motalleebi, 2008) but these conflict with similar research performed suggesting that there is perhaps less influence as hypothesised (Westwood & Low 2003)....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Mad Genius: A Look into Bipolar Disorder and Creativity - Augustus Saint-Gaudens once said, “What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.” This quote summarizes the stereotype of the creative world as being whimsical and a bit loony; furthermore, one must consider if there is any merit to this opinion. Much debate is focused around this topic. Specifically, this paper will focus on the merit of a connection between bipolar disorder and creativity. Irwin G. Sarason and Barbara R. Sarason (2005) define bipolar disorder as a mood disorder classified by an alteration between a state of mania and depression....   [tags: Mental Health ]
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Pretend Play, Creativity, and Emotion Regulation In Children - ... In addition, how parents of children with chronic pain handle such distresses influence their child’s pain experience. Pielech, Sieberg, and Simons (2013) suggest that children learn to cope with their pain by observing how their parents cope with external stressors. The researchers also suggest that constantly witnessing their child’s pain can take a toll on the parents’ emotional and psychological well-being. Subsequently, the researchers aimed to address the parents’ needs to better regulate their pain-related distress through group art therapy (Pielech et al., 2013)....   [tags: Social Justice, Pain Related Distress]
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Charles Limb's Study on Music Creativity and Brain Functions - Have you ever wondered how musicians can come up with melodies, rhythms, chords, and riffs off-the-top of their heads. Well, this type of spontaneous idea is called improvisation. Improvisation is the creative activity of an “in the moment” musical composition. Basically, it’s a spur-of-the-moment kind of thing where musicians simply make up a rhythm or melody without even thinking about it. Whatever or however a musician is feeling he could incorporate that feeling into a musical thought. But how does this imagination come about....   [tags: Psychology]
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Teaching Practicum: The Importance of Play and Creativity in Primary schools - It was a Friday afternoon with class three and the children were very excited. We had planned an activity on play, which was “adult directed” (Study topic 13, p.5) where the children were given many different materials with which they could build a model that had to do with water that was their present unit of inquiry. We often plan classes like this on Friday afternoons because the children seem to have difficulties concentrating at the end of the week. The materials we gave them ranged from Lego and wood blocks, to construction paper and felt tipped pens....   [tags: Education, Practicum, early childhood education]
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Religion Stifles Creativity, Self-expression and Individual Freedom - In the midst of a diversified society, communities tend to hold individuals to many set standards and stereotypes. One may compare the poor man to the rich, the black woman to the white, and even in the United States of America, the Christian family to the Muslim. Despite the many unique characteristics individuals and communities have, it is the institution of religion that places strongholds on individuality thus harboring conformity. Religious communities expect their members to assume a certain shape, to fit a particular mold; restriction essentially diminishes individuality while accepting conformity....   [tags: The Power of Religion]
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The Link between Creativity and Mental Disorder - Creativity Creativity is the sole heart of modernization, technology and the arts. Without creativity, humanity would still thrive in caves. There is no argument against creativity being an important aspect of our society, there is, however, a question whether creativity is spawned by mental disorder. Albert Einstein came up with ideas that seemed impossible or eccentric. Froyd's psychology theorems were laughed at, but now widely used and accepted. Both men were highly successful with their work....   [tags: Psychology essays research papers] 1009 words
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Ways to Spur Creativity in Your Employees - It's a dog-eat-dog business climate. To ensure your business's survival, listen to your workers' profit-minded, productivity-boosting suggestions. What follows are eight tips for boosting employee creativity. 1. Model creativity Change a procedure. Kick-off a new one. You won't prompt worker creativity if they don't see it in you. 2. Assure job security Before a successful idea crosses the finish line, a hundred lesser ideas drop out of the race. Reassure employees that they won't be fired, they won't be ridiculed, berated, ostracized or punished when their bright ideas fizzle....   [tags: Management] 285 words
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Creativity in Alice Walker's Color Purple - Expressing Creativity in The Color Purple      In Alice Walker's The Color Purple, many characters at some point find a way of expressing their artistic creativity. For instance, Celie makes pants, and Shug Avery and Mary Agnes sing. But what is the significance of expressing creativity. If there is a relationship between artistic expression and one's personal development, what exactly is this relationship. I wish to answer these questions by examining Celie's case in particular. The key to the first question lies in the comment Albert makes on life while sewing with Celie on the porch, "If you ast yourself why you black or a man or a woman or a bush it don't mean nothing if you don't ast why you here, period" (289-290)....   [tags: Color Purple Essays]
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Sylvia Plath’s Mourning and Creativity - Sylvia Plath’s Mourning and Creativity Abstract In this article, I concentrate on the connection between mourning and creativity in Sylvia Plath’s work. Melanie Klein postulates that the pain of mourning and the reparation experienced in the depressive position is the basis of creative activity. Through creative activity, one can restore lost internal and external objects and lost happiness. I argue that Plath’s work is an example of Klein’s idea that artists’ creative products represent the process of mourning....   [tags: Sylvia Plath]
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