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Creative Development

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98390-5_97-1
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Abstract

Creative development is the process of individual and collective growth in new, effective, and meaningful ideas, skills, thinking, and production. The creative growth of individuals can happen within a specific domain, like science, and also develop generally in skills and dispositions that are transferrable across domains. As a sociocultural process, creative development of one individual builds from and contributes to the creativity of others. Creative development across the life span relates to how a person adapts to the changing circumstances of life with agency, a resilient and growth-oriented attitude, and a sense of possibility for themselves and their world.

Keywords

Creativity Development Agency Adolescence Participatory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OregonEugeneUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Ingunn Johanne Ness
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Psychology, Centre for the Sciences of Learning & Technology (SLATE)University of BergenBergenNorway