Introduction to the Volume

  • Ronald A. BeghettoEmail author
  • Giovanni Emanuele Corazza
Part of the Creativity Theory and Action in Education book series (CTAE, volume 4)


Creativity is a dynamic phenomenon (Corazza, GE. Creativity Research Journal, 28:258–267 (2016)). Indeed, change is central to creativity and results in new thoughts, actions, and products (Beghetto 2016). Moreover, there is an exploratory nature to the creative process, which blends both inconclusiveness and achievement. In this way, the trajectory of potentially creative outcomes dynamically changes across time and is influenced by variations in the social, cultural, historical, and material features of the situation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald A. Beghetto
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giovanni Emanuele Corazza
    • 2
  1. 1.Neag School of EducationUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.Marconi Institute for Creativity, University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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