- Main Theories of Creativity
- Universe theories of Creativity
- Сreativity as the unfolding and embodiment of the Absolute
- Creativity as achievement and realization of a Freedom
- Creativity as the creation and implementation of Possibilities
- Creative Developing Interaction
- Creativity as the creation and realization of the Whole
- Worldgenic theories of Creativity
- Creativity as realization of Creative Attitude and Sense Creation
- Creative activity
- Creativity as a Problem Solving
- Creative Dialogue, Love, and Empathy
- Creativity as self-actualization and the realization of personality traits
- Unified theory of Creativity
- Universal mechanisms of Creativity
- The Main Stages of Creativity
The main theories that view creativity as self-actualisation and the realisation of personality traits
Self-motivation, purposefulness, self-development, creative activity of the holistic personality (W. Stern, 1906, 1918); The principle of creative self-activity: self-creation in the process of creativity (S.L. Rubinstein, 1922); Spontaneous realisation of the essential-self (Fromm, 1941); The Overcompensation, striving for development, success, excellence and perfection (A. Adler, 1956); Creativity as self-realisation, self-determination and self-actualisation (K. Rogers, 1954, 1965); Creativity as self-actualisation and transcendent self-actualisation (A. Maslow, 1954, 1968,1971); Creativity as spontaneous behaviour and flow of “totality”, as an expression of individual uniqueness and uniqueness (H. Anderson, 1965); The manifestation of strong Ego (F. Barron, 1969, 1990; H. G. Goug, 1979; L. Briskman, 1980; D.M. Harrington, 1981, G.F. Feist, 1999);
Creative activity as the realization of specific properties and traits of personality.
(E. Deci, 1971, 1975; M. Ross, 1975; M. Csikszentmihalyi (1975, 1996) (Amabile, 1976, 1983, 1996); J. Condry, 1977; E. L Deci, R. M. Ryan, 1985, 1987, 2017; B. J. Zimmerman, 1985; T. M. Amabile, K. G. Hill, B. A. Hennessey, E. M. Tighe,1994; K. M. Sheldon, 1995; J. Baer, 1997, 1998; R. Eisenberger, S. Armeli, J. Pretz, 1998; M.A. Collins, R.S. Nickerson, 1999; R. J. Sternberg; T. I. Lubart, 1999; B.A. Hennessey, 1999; G. J. Feist, 1999; R. Eisenberger, L. Rhoades, J. Cameron, 1999; G.B., Moneta, F.H.Y. Wong, 2001; R. Eisenberger, L. Shanock, 2003; M. Mumford, 2003; S. N. De Jesus; C.P.Cerasoli, 2014; D. Liu , 2016; T. Amabile and M. G. Pratt, 2016.
The manifestation of specific personality traits
Traits of a creative person that typically underlie creative behaviour
Holistic lists of creative personality traits: the complexity of outlook, openness to new experience, curiosity, risk-taking, playfulness, sense of humour, freedom, flexibility and originality, unconventionality, breadth of interest, a sense of identity, self-confidence, perseverance, interpersonal sensitivity and objectivity, sensitivity to problems, high energy levels, depth of feelings, enthusiasm (F. Barron, 1955; P.E. Vernon, 1962; D.W. MacKinnon, 1962, M.Dellas, E. Gaier, 1970; Stein, 1974; J.F. Feldhusen 1986, 1995; D. E. Smith, D. W. Tegano, 1992; H.J. Eysenck, 1993; R. Helson, G. Agronick, B. Roberts,1995, G.J. Feist,1999).
Flexibility: H.G. Gough, 1961, 1979; G.J. Feist, F. Barron, 1996;
Openness to new experiences: R. R. McCrae, 1987, 1994; G.J. Feist, 1987;
Need for novelty: J. P. Houston, S. A Mednick;
Ambitiousness, striving for achievement: B. S. Bloom, 1956; R. S., Mansfield, T. V Busse, 1984; S. Z. Dudec, 1991;
Tolerance for ambiguity, tolerance to uncertainty: P.E. Vernon, 1970; A. Furnham, 1994; R.Sternberg, 1995.
Independence: A. Roe, 1952; F. Baron, 1968, M.B. Parloff, 1968; R. Helson, 1971;
Nonconformism: W. B. Hall, D. W. MacKinnon, 1969;
Dominance, assertiveness: R.H. Van Zelst, W. A. Kerr, J. A. Chambers, 1964; K.E. Kelly, 2005;
Risk taking: S.Sitkin, A, Pablo, 1992; R. Sternberg, T. Lubart, 1995;
Perseverance and resilience: J. Rossman, 1931, R. Sternberg, 1999; K. H. Kim, 2004; J.A. Glover, 1989; R.W. Weisberg, 1993; M.I. Stein, S.J.Heinze, 1990;
Pathological traits, psychoticism: (K. O. Götz, K. Götz,1979; G.J. Feist,1989; R., Richards, D. K Kinney; G. Eysenck,1993, 1994; K. R. Jamison, 1996, E. Woody, G. Claridge; G. Burch, D.R. Hemsley, Ch. Pavelis, Ph. Corr, 2006; R.A. Chavez-Eakle, M. Lara, A. Cruz-Fuentes, 2006).
The paradoxical and dialectical structure of personality: Janusian thinking A. Rothenberg (1971, 1990), blending of apparent opposites and contradictions J.S. Bruner (1973), “synergistic swings” of traits (M. McMullan, 1976), tending to be both extroverted and introverted, smart and naïve, playfulness and discipline, rebellious and conservative… (M. Csikszentmihalyi, 1996).
Creativity and the Big Five personality traits: Openness to Experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism (G.J. Feist, 1998; U. Wolfradt, J. E. Pretz,2001; E.N. Cholas, N.R. Perri, M. Brodersen, 2005; M. Batey, A. Furnham, 2006; Z. Ivcevic, M. A. Brackett, J. D. Mayer, 2007; P.J. Silvia, 2008; A. Furnham, V. Bachtiar, 2008; M. Batey, 2009.