Creativity can be taught

  • Sometimes it is assumed that creativity is an ability we are either born with or without. Research, however, has found that creativity can be taught.

Findings in various studies.

Rose, Laura Hall, and Hsin-Tai Lin, 1984. “A Meta-Analysis of Long-Term Creativity Training Programs.” Journal of Creative Behavior 18 (1): 11-22.

Scott, Ginamarie, Lyle E Leritz, and Michael D Mumford, 2004. “The Effectiveness of Creativity Training: A Quantitative Review.” Creativity Research Journal 16 (4): 361-388.

Torrance, Paul E, 1972. “Can We Teach Children to Think Creatively?” The Journal of Creative Behaviour 6: 114-143.