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Knowing Creativity. Commentary on Glăveanu, V. (2014). The Psychology of Creativity: A Critical Reading

Ai-Girl Tan
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Published Online: 2015-05-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ctra-2015-0013


In this commentary an indispensable aspect of creativity, knowing creativity, is articulated as a response to Glăveanu’s (2014) inquiry into advancement of the field of the psychology of creativity. Connotations of knowing are presented such as perceiving and understanding ourselves within our environment. Accordingly, knowing creativity is about genuinely seeing, sensing, feeling, and relating creativity for self and the common good.

Keywords: Knowing; Knowledge; Creativity theory


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About the article

Received: 2014-10-09

Revised: 2014-12-18

Accepted: 2014-12-19

Published Online: 2015-05-26

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Creativity. Theories – Research - Applications, ISSN (Online) 2354-0036, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ctra-2015-0013.

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