PSY313H5 : Creativity and widsom

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Creativity and wisdom have been topics that have been neglected in the past- but now they are seen as important concepts. Examining the nature of creativity: what it is. And the traits of a creative individual. Some believe that creativity is a process that occurs in the head at a rare moment in time. Others believe that a creative individual is a small part of creativity, and that other processes such as economic, social, individual processes matter. In popular culture: a consumer decides whats good/bad judgement depends on taste/ preference at the time. Therefore this topic requires a holistic approach in order to examine creativity accurately. Role of time: - some believe that creativity is a time consuming process: it takes a long time to unfold. I t has been compared to a biological metaphor to describe the role of time: takes as long as procreation.