Monday, 18 February 2008

what is creativity : wikipedia

I've been thinking about 'what is creativity', and a good a place as any seemed to be Wikipedia:

(or "creativeness") is a mental process involving the generation of new ideas or concepts, or new associations between existing ideas or concepts.

According to, creativity is:

the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing arts.

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