is the ability to create
that produce positive effects. The capacity
and ability to think creatively. Make or cause to be or to become. Bring into existence.
Having a creative outlet is important.
is the formation of a
of something that is
perceived as real
and is not present to the
ability to form mental images of things or events.
The ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems.
is the creative ability to form images,
, and sensations in the mind without direct input from the
, such as seeing
or hearing. Imagination helps make knowledge applicable in solving
problems and is fundamental to integrating experience and the learning
is something that is imagined but
are imaginary worlds.
is literary work based on
the imagination and not necessarily on fact.
Fantasy Prone Personality
is an Overactive Imagination. A
disposition or personality trait in which a person experiences a lifelong
extensive and deep involvement in fantasy.
is a short-term detachment from one's
immediate surroundings, during which a person's contact with
and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one
of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to
pass, and experienced while awake.
is the capacity of humans to exercise introspection and the willingness to
learn more about their fundamental
, purpose and essence. The earliest historical records
demonstrate the great
which humanity has had in itself. Human self-reflection is
related to the philosophy
, the topic of
awareness, consciousness in general and the philosophy of mind.
is a long and thoughtful
of your own
and desires and
is the experience of thoughts not remaining
on a single topic for a long period of time, particularly when people are
engaged in an attention-demanding task.
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is unrestrained by deference
authority, tradition, or established belief.
is the process of realizing and
expressing one's own capabilities and creativity.
Exact Sensorial Imagination
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)Originality
is the ability to think and act independently
. The quality of being new and
original (not derived from something else)
is the aspect of created or invented works by as
being new or novel, and thus can be distinguished from reproductions,
clones, forgeries, or derivative works.
is originality by virtue of being new and surprising. A
small inexpensive mass-produced article.
Sometimes when we create things or draw things
they may reveal things about ourselves, and other times they reveal
nothing at all, except that some people just like to be creative. So be
very careful of assessments.
(also known as arts therapy) is a creative method of
expression used as a therapeutic technique. Art therapy originated in the
fields of art and psychotherapy and may vary in definition. Art therapy
may focus on the creative art-making process itself, as therapy, or on the
analysis of expression gained through an exchange of patient and therapist
interaction. The psychoanalytic approach was one of the earliest forms of
art psychotherapy. This approach employs the transference process between
the therapist and the client who makes art. The
client's symbolic self-expression as communicated in the art and elicits
interpretations from the client. Analysis of transference is no longer
always a component.
Kinetic Family Drawing
are projective diagnostic techniques
in which an individual is instructed to draw a person, an object or a
situation, so that cognitive, interpersonal, or psychological functioning
can be assessed.
Draw a Person Test
is a psychological projective personality
or cognitive test
used to evaluate children and adolescents for a variety
House Tree Person Test
is a projective test designed to
measure aspects of a person’s
. The test can also be used to
assess brain damage and general mental functioning
. The test is a
diagnostic tool for clinical psychologists, educators, and employers. The
subject receives a short, unclear instruction (the stimulus) to draw a
house, a tree, and the figure of a person. Once the subject is done, they
are asked to describe the pictures that they have done. The
that when the subject is drawing they are projecting their inner world
onto the page. The administrator of the test uses tools and skills that
have been established for the purpose of investigating the subject's inner
world through the drawings.
Comic Book Therapy
is a form of art therapy in which those
undergoing rehabilitation express their experiences through personal
narratives in a graphic novel/sequential art format that enables them to
process their memories and emotions. It can also be used in a
psychotherapeutic setting whereby clients are encouraged to read specific
comic books and present their thoughts and feelings on the events that
occur within the books. This is done in an effort to reach a cathartic
moment of clarity and understanding of one's own life.
are methods that encourage creative actions,
whether in the arts or sciences. They focus on a variety of aspects of
creativity, including techniques for idea generation and divergent
thinking, methods of re-framing problems
changes in the affective environment and so on. They can be used as part
of problem solving, artistic expression, or therapy.
is intended to help artists (particularly
musicians) break creative blocks by encouraging
Thinking with our Hands
can help find new ways of solving problems
. (research from
Gesture Facilitates Children’s Creative Thinking
Child Directed Play
Guided Play APP
Games and Puzzles
Films about Creativity
Immordino-Yang: Our Bodies, Our Minds, Our Selves
Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Echelman: Taking Imagination Seriously
invisible? More than you think - John Lloyd
Bennett: The Truth Seeker (vimeo)
Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake (video)
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Quotes and sayings about
"Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere."
"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the
conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent
for absorbing positive knowledge." Albert
"Limitations live only in
our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities
become limitless." —Jamie Paolinetti
"Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build
theirs." —Farrah Gray
"If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking."
are cognizant of many things that escape those who
""Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively
Luther King, Jr
differently from one another has many benefits because it allows
us to see more, and also to see things that we might have
overlooked or were unable to see ourselves. That is one of the reasons why
having more then one opinion
is very beneficial. It's only when
we disagree that thinking differently becomes a problem. But
it's not thinking differently that causes our problems, it's our
inability to communicate effectively
so that we can see the same
facts of reality that nature sees. You can't change reality by
thinking differently, but you can adapt to
by changing your thinking."
"I love my imagination
because I can be in two places at once, like an
"My imagination also allows me to be somewhere else other then
where I am now, so if I'm not enjoying the place where I am at the
moment, I can simply be somewhere else just by using my
"You have to be careful
with your imagination, you might just find yourself imagining
some things a little too often, creating a fantasy world that
would become so disconnected from the real world, that you might
find it difficult to tell them apart."
is only something that you should temporally visit from time to
time, it's not a place where you can permanently live all the
time, you have to take short visits when fantasizing or the
lines between what is real
and what is not real will begin to
blur. And don't confuse
digital representations of reality
reality. No matter how real something's may seem, it will never
be the same as being there. Sometimes you need to experience
things for yourself in order to fully understand them. So
your journeys well
, especially, the journeys of the mind."