Are you right? Of course you are. We all think we’re right! You’re right about politics. You’re right about those disagreements in your marriage. You’re right about who you are – your critics or enemies don’t know the real you.Read More
Imagine taking one of the scientific tests of creative thinking ability – which are actually considered ways to measure creative potential – such as JP Guilford’s Alternate Uses Task or the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking devised by Paul Torrance.
You score low – pity. Guess you should forget about trying to think highly creative thoughts since your chances of becoming a properly creative person appear dead in the water. Try data processing or manual labour instead.Read More
Creativity requires a special, enhanced kind of discipline. Discuss. Or rather, let me explain.Read More
This week alarm bells were rung in the UK when the government’s education secretary called attention to a growing problem in young children’s intellectual and academic development. Official figures now show that over a quarter (28 percent) of four- and five-year-olds do not meet communication and literacy levels, which for example means they are “unable to communicate in full sentences” by the time they enter primary school.Read More
Are we all “naturally” creative? Or is it a special skill or talent? I think creativity has elements of both, something that can be illustrated by looking at spoken language.Read More