Monday, May 31, 2010

Can creativity be taught?

"Can people learn or be taught to be more creative? Creativity is valued in many areas of human activity, including scientific discovery, technological invention, artistic imagination, and social innovation. I know of no studies that show that creativity is teachable, but history provides some interesting suggestions about the habits of highly creative scientists." says Paul Thagard Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo.
More from him in this Psychology Today article.

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