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Creativity by Csikszentmihalyi

Creativity by Csikszentmihalyi

“It also seems true that centers of creativity tend to be at the intersection of different cultures, where beliefs, lifestyles, and knowledge mingle adn allow individuals to see new combinations of ideas with greater ease…creativity generally involves crossing the boundaries of domains, so that, for instance, a chemist who adopts quantum mechanics from physics and applies it to molecular bonds can make a more substantive contribution to chemistry than one who stays exclusively within the bounds of chemistry” (Csikszentmihalyi, 1996, p. 8-9).

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1996). Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention. Harper Perennial: New York, NY.

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One comment on “Creativity by Csikszentmihalyi

  1. SarabethBerk
    February 15, 2013

    Yes, excellent. I should have thought of this. Csikszentmihalyi’s Systems Theory of creativity is exactly part of what we are talking about.

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