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What Do We Know About Creativity

@article{Gmez2007WhatDW,
  title={What Do We Know About Creativity},
  author={Jos{\'e} Gregorio Franco G{\'o}mez},
  journal={The Journal of Effective Teaching},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={31-43}
}
  • J. G. Gómez
  • Published 2007
  • Education
  • The Journal of Effective Teaching
Creativity has been defined in many different ways by different authors. This article explores these different definitions of creativity; the relationship between creativity and intelligence, and those factors which affect creativity, such as convergent and divergent thinking. In addition, the article explores the importance of computer technology for testing ideas and the importance of reflective thinking and the evaluation of thoughts. It concludes with a synthesis of the basic attributes of… 
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