Creativity…4 definitions

Dictionary

creativity |ˌkrēāˈtivədē|   noun

the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.

Thesaurus

creativity   noun

her agency is a hotbed of youthful creativity: inventiveness, imagination, innovation, innovativeness, originality, individuality; artistry, inspiration, vision; enterprise, initiative, resourcefulness.

“Creative engineering” redirects here. For For the animatronic and arcade games manufacturer, see Creative Engineering Inc.

Wikipedia

Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory, a musical composition or a joke) or a physical object (such as an invention, a literary work or a painting).

Scholarly interest in creativity involves many definitions and concepts pertaining to a number of disciplines: psychology, cognitive science, education, philosophy (particularly philosophy of science), technology, theology, sociology, linguistics, business studies, songwriting, and economics, covering the relations between creativity and general intelligence, mental and neurological processes, personality type and creative ability, creativity and mental health; the potential for fostering creativity through education and training, especially as augmented by technology; and the application of creative resources to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning.

My definition

creativity

Stuff you have to get out of your head and into the world.

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4 Responses to Creativity…4 definitions

  1. maedez says:

    Your definition is the truest one.

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