Distributed creativity: How collective creations emerge from collaboration.

  title={Distributed creativity: How collective creations emerge from collaboration.},
  author={R. Keith Sawyer and Stacy Lee Dezutter},
  journal={Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts},
Creativity is often considered to be a mental process that occurs within a person’s head. In this article, we analyze a group creative process: One that generates a creative product, but one in which no single participant’s contribution determines the result. We analyze a series of 5 theater performances that were improvisationally developed in rehearsal by a theater group; over the course of these 5 performances, a collaborative creation emerged from the improvised dialogues of the group. We… 
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