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Artwork by M. Escher, boosting creativity

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...

The Best Creativity Techniques

Creative problem solving and creativity techniques I. Three pillars of  activating creativity 1. Classical Brainstorming (Alex Osborn). 2. Synectics (William Gordon). 3. Morphological Analysis (Fritz Zwicky). II. The classic methods...
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Synectics

Synectics: Essence, Principles and Stages Etimology: The term Synectics was derived from the Greek words syn –meaning “ bringing together” and  ectikos meaning “diversity”, so...
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Classical Brainstorming

Brainstorming: essence, rules and steps  1. Author Alex Osborn (May 24, 1888 Bronx, New York  – May 5, 1966  Buffalo, New York).  American сreativity theorist and advertising...

Философские основания чань-буддийской живописи

Метафизика чаньского художественного творчества В буддизме, а тем более в чань буддизме, никогда специально не ставились задачи философского осмысления мира, создания взаимосогласованных категориальных систем и...
Osho. Quotes on creativity

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...

Creative solution to personal problem

A Marine was in the service. One day he received a letter from his girlfriend back home: Dear Ricky, I can no longer continue our relationship....
Goat and Wolf. Riddle

Wolf, Goat, and Cabbage Puzzle

A peasant has to cross a river with а wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. The boat can carry the peasant with only one...

Fire on Island

You are on an island, which is densely overgrown with dry grass and bushes. Suddenly you see that at the one end of the island...

The other side of Things

A father was busy with his work while his little daughter constantly distracted him in an attempt to make him play with her. To keep...

Successful interview

Interviewer at a reputed business school said to the student "I shall either ask you ten easy questions or one really...
Spartacus. Example of creative decision

Spartacus creative solution

Spartacus had been surrounded and locked by the Roman cohorts at the top of Mount Vesuvius. A huge army stood in front of  him and a deep chasm...
Richard Branson. Leaders on Creativity

Leaders about creativity

Outstanding politician and economical leaders about creativity There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander Great (July 21, 356 –June 11, 323 BC), king of...

Modern authors and speakers about creativity

Modern authors  and motivational speekers about creativity The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often...

Creativity experts about creativity

Creativity quotes from creativity experts Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom while discouragement often nips it at the...
Frank Barron. Psychology of creativity

Psychologists – creativity theorists about creativity

Creativity quotes from famous creativity theorists To live is to have problems and to solve problems is to grow intellectually. Joy Paul Guilford (March 7, 1897– November...
Carl Gustav Jung About Creativity

Psychologists and psychiatrists about creativity

Creativity quotes from psychologists and psychiatrists Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way. William James (January 11, 1842 – August...
Isaac Newton. Quotes on creativity

Scientists about Creativity and Science

Great scientists and inventors about creativity Life is short, the art long (Ars longa, vita brevis). Hippocrates  (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC),  ancient Greek physician After...
Johann Sebastian Bach about creativity

Composers about creativity

Great musician and composers about creativity I should be sorry if I only entertained them, I wish to make them better. George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685...
George Bernard Shaw about creativity

Writers and poets about creativity

Great writers and poets about creativity If you strike upon a thought that baffles you, break off from that entanglement and try another, so shall...
Pablo Picasso. Quotes on creativity

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...
Nikolai Berdyaev Creativity

Philosophers about Creativity

Great philosophers about creativity Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed...
Anna Razumovskaya. Genius and creativity

Geniuses and celebrities about Creativity

Genius on Creativity Imagination is a powerful agent for creating, as it were, a second nature out of the material supplied to it by actual...

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...