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Creativity and Culture:A Comparative Study on Creativity Theories of Lev Vygotsky and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


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1 Research Scholar, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies (ZHCES), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067, India
     

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The present study examines creativity theories proposed by Vygotsky, and Csikszentmihalyi. Theories will be content analysed on various dimensions: Imagination, Consciousness or Unconscious or both, predominantly Individualistic or Culturalistic, Personality dimension, Environment dimension, Attribution dimension, Qualitative or Quantitative or both, Creativity as Rare or Universal phenomenon, discussion predominantly on Characteristics or Processes of creativity or both, emergence of Creativity from Imagination, Independent trait or Interconnected trait, theory appreciating Time dimension, theory appreciating Dreams and Fantasies in relation to creativity, creativity as Decision making and theory appreciating the Collective character of creativity.

Keywords

Creativity, Flow Theory, Vygotsky, Cultural-Historic Approach.
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Research Scholar, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies (ZHCES), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067, India

Abstract


The present study examines creativity theories proposed by Vygotsky, and Csikszentmihalyi. Theories will be content analysed on various dimensions: Imagination, Consciousness or Unconscious or both, predominantly Individualistic or Culturalistic, Personality dimension, Environment dimension, Attribution dimension, Qualitative or Quantitative or both, Creativity as Rare or Universal phenomenon, discussion predominantly on Characteristics or Processes of creativity or both, emergence of Creativity from Imagination, Independent trait or Interconnected trait, theory appreciating Time dimension, theory appreciating Dreams and Fantasies in relation to creativity, creativity as Decision making and theory appreciating the Collective character of creativity.

Keywords


Creativity, Flow Theory, Vygotsky, Cultural-Historic Approach.