ERIC Number: EJ1163354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
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Comments on Where the Creativity Research Has Been and Where Is It Going
Runco, Mark A.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v51 n4 p308-313 Dec 2017
This Commentary examines where the creativity research has been and where it is going. They key points include evolving definitions of creativity, interdisciplinarity in the creativity research, divergent thinking as a reliable index of creative potential, improvements in testing, the impact of technology, the inclusion of political, moral, and everyday creativity in the research, the use of semantic networks and conceptual maps, the creative economy, and the need to extricate personal creativity from social recognition.
Descriptors: Creativity, Scientific Research, Interdisciplinary Approach, Testing, Moral Values, Political Attitudes, Semantics, Networks, Concept Mapping, Definitions, Influence of Technology, Economic Factors
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