Creativity; a quick job
Logic comes afterwards. It’s how we retrace our steps. It‘s being wise after the event. Before the event you have to be very silly.

Creativity: defined
“ Imaginative activity fashioned so as to produce outcomes that are both original and of value.” 1.Thinking, behaving imaginatively 2. Being original 3. Having a purpose 4.Judging value

1. Thinking Imaginatively
Creativity is rooted in imagination and our capacity for symbolic thought two worlds – imagining, shared through languages = words, art, music, etc. At B.M. shared through art and art facts

1. Feeling Imaginative

• Imagination is not an r out a b intellectual process ng a talki t t jus involves feelings, No intuition, playful imagination • Creativity inextricable from feelings: enthusiasm - excitement - hope - wonder - self confidence • Creativity requires a language to

2. Being Original

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3. Having a Purpose
• Creativity is distinguished from just ‘imagining’ by action and purpose applied imagination - people are actively engaged and deliberately acting • Creativity is not simply divergent thinking - seeks resolution

4. Judging Value
• Creative process involves the dynamic interplay between generating ideas and making judgments about them (RIDE). • Creative activity will involve experiment, risk, failure and dead ends, judgment must embrace risk. • But in the end we must have the concept of value and purpose and be able to judge this.
Today we are in imagine and invent mode

…environment excites curiosity

Display Curiosity Museums

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Intellectual characteristics
• • • • • Fluency Originality Flexibility Playfulness IQ

Personality characteristics
• Motivation • Independence and autonomy • High energy

Methods of problem solving
• Problem can be solved in two ways:
– The Conventional Method – The Creative Method

The Conventional Method

The Creative Method

Exploring Redefining Imagining Generating Ideas

Judging Analysis Using Logic, etc Resting Ideas Evaluation Ideas


Brain the epicenter of all thoughts... The Brain is our primary control center, a complex organ containing billions of nerves that can simultaneously process information from our bodies, operate our internal organs, generate thoughts and emotions, stores and recall memories, and control movement.


Ø Brain uses 20% of your body's energy, but it makes up only 2% of your body's weight. Ø Needs constant blood and oxygen circulation. Ø Brain itself is incapable of feeling pain. Ø We can generate 70,000 thoughts in a day. Ø Only 10% of brain is utilized. Ø Your brain is divided into two sides. o The left side of your brain controls the right side of your body; o The right side of your brain controls the left side of your body.

Six Thinking Hat
• Edward de Bono’s invented the Six Thinking Hats Method. • Reasons to use the Six Thinking Hats are: – To encourage parallel thinking – To encourage full-spectrum thinking – The key point is that a hat is a direction to think rather than a label of thinking

The Red Hat
• What do you feel about the suggestion? • What are your gut reactions? • What intuitions do you have? • Don’t think too long or too hard.

The White Hat
• The information seeking hat. • What are the facts? • What information is available? What is relevant? • When wearing the white hat we are neutral in our thinking.

The Yellow Hat
• The sunshine hat. • It is positive and constructive. • It is about effectiveness and getting a job done. • What are the benefits, the advantages?

The Black Hat
• The caution hat. • In black hat the thinker points out errors or pit-falls. • What are the risks or dangers involved? • Identifies difficulties and problems.

The Green Hat
• This is the creative mode of thinking. • Green represents growth and movement. • In green hat we look to new ideas and solutions. • Lateral thinking wears a green hat.

The Blue Hat
• The control hat, organising thinking itself. • Sets the focus, calls for the use of other hats. • Monitors and reflects on the thinking processes used. • Blue is for

Six Thinking Hats

Intuitive Reflective

Informativ e Creative

Constructi ve



Creativity is Function of :

An excellent creativity in this piece of art !

An excellent creativity in this piece of art !
• TEN NATIONAL LEADERS Mahatma Gandhi Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Bal Gangadhar Tilak Rabindranath Tagor Jawaharlal Nehru Bhagat S ingh Rajendra Prasad Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy Rajiv Gandhi Indira Gandhi

An excellent creativity in this piece of art !

“ you can’t force creativity, but when you allow yourself to be open to it, it will come on its own.”