Joy Paul Guilford – One of the founders of the Psychology...

Joy Paul Guilford (March 7, 1897, Marquette, Nebraska, USA – November 26, 1987, Los Angeles) (Aged 90) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists Specification:  Psychology of Creativity, Applied...

Creativity and Genius

Worldgenic theories of Creativity

Worldgenic approach to Theories of Creativity Theoretical analysis of the multi-layered, multi-sphere and multi-leveled made it possible to reduce all the richness of its manifestation forms...

Birbal’s Wise Decision

A farmer and his neighbour once went to Emperor Akbar's court with a complaint. "Your Majesty, I bought a well from him," said the farmer...

The spinning girl

What direction is the girl spinning in, clockwise or counter-clockwise?When you check her shadow below, momentarily the spinning direction changes in your mind. You can change...

Simple password

A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A...

Snowballing technique

Snowballing technique as the type of brainstorming It is so called on the analogy of the increasing size of a snowball when rolled down a...

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) technique The Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) method was developed by researchers at the Battelle Institute in Frankfurt, Germany (J. N Warfield, H. Geschka and...

Reverse Brainstorming

Reverse (negative) brainstorming Reverse brainstorming This method is combining brainstorming and reversal techniques. Theoretical background: its negativity can be advantageous and seen in a positive light. Reverse brain-storming...

Creative Quotes and Parables

Alternative thinkers about creativity

Outstanding alternative thinkers and authors about creativity The truth of Zen, just a little bit of it, is what turns one's humdrum life, a life...

Quotes about Genius

Creative Quotes on Genius Gold Placers of quotes about Genius are ordered by the present explanatory matrix: 1. Attribute theories of Genius. 2. Structural and functional theories. 3. Procedural and...

Painters and sculptors about creativity

Great artists, painters and sculptors about creativity Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than...

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A genetic approach to the nature of genius

Sergey L. Markov. A genetic approach to the nature of genius Abstract. Іn the article the main characteristics, stages and modifications of the genetic approach...

Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen

Aesthetic  principles of Zen and its manifistation Table1. Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen in the Structure of Primordial Essences and Phenomenal Worlds         ...

Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue with the World

Sergey L. Markov. Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue with the World Markov, S. L. (1997) Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue With the World. Paper presented at the...