ERIC Number: EJ996149
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
Creativity of Chinese and American Cultures: A Synthetic Analysis
Niu, Weihua; Kaufman, James C.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v47 n1 p77-87 Mar 2013
The article integrates the seven papers of the two special issues with a special focus on discussing the differences in people's beliefs about creativity between the Chinese and American cultures: How it is conceived, evaluated, and nurtured. It uses three metaphors to capture major differences in these aspects, and highlights areas with profound cultural variations in conceptions and creative education for future research.
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Creativity, Cross Cultural Studies, Attitudes, Collectivism, Participation, Drills (Practice), Individualism, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China; United States