Complexity, Patterns, and Creativity

  • Jeffrey W. Bloom
Part of the Advances in Creativity and Giftedness book series (ACAG, volume 25)


The title of this chapter suggests three distinct yet tightly intertwined ideas of complexity, patterns, and creativity. These ideas have been deeply embedded and intertwined patterns throughout my teaching and academic career. As Catherine Bateson (1995) has described them, these ideas have become major thematic helical patterns that have submerged and re-emerged for many decades.


Pattern Thinking Creative Solution Complementary Relationship Psychological Violence Functional Pattern 
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