Changing the World: A Framework for the Study of Creativity

By David Henry Feldman; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi et al. | Go to book overview

ods, and procedures. Instead, it is more likely to become an interdisciplinary domain in which humanists and social and biological scientists retain their own conceptual tools and approaches but find a way of integrating them to study processes that do not admit one-dimensional explanations.

Whether this is the direction creativity research will take is at this point a moot question. Whichever way it goes, however, it will not go very far unless we who work in it recognize that creativity is not something that takes place inside the head of a person but is the product of a far larger and more mysterious process.


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