Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neurosciences School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
The human brain plays an important role in every creation, whether it is associated with human survival and the construction of the first tools, with mental functions, with artistic creations or even with the confrontation of everyday human problems. Creative thinking is the ability of the human mind to search and find many original –innovative alternatives, to solve various problems, ideas and solutions. It is also the qualitative impulse behind every given act of creation, and is generally considered to be related to intelligence and cognitive function.
Aim: The main purpose of the article is to approach the concept of creativity in all its dimensions, to highlight the nature of creativity and to determine how to evaluate it. To analyze the four functions of the mind and to explore the criteria that govern creativity.
Method: Are view of the literature related to creativity was made and the most representative articles on the concept of creativity were selected.
Conclusions: Creativity is a multifaceted concept. Its special nature leads to the non-existence of a unified psychological theory that will explain and include all its dimensions. All people can be creative as long as they are given the opportunity and find themselves in an environment where the conditions are right for them to develop and cultivate their creative skills.
Creativity; Divergent-Creative Thinking
Theofilidis Antonis. The Cultivation of Creativity in the Classroom. Int Case Rep Jour. 2021;1(5):1-7