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Table 1 Different Perspectives of Creativity Studies

From: Sources of scientific creativity: participant observation of a public research institute in Korea

Focal Point Description
Creative outcomes • Studies on the quality and the degree of the creative results
• Interested in measuring the novelty, usefulness, and attractiveness
Creative individuals • Studies on the creative person
• Interested in the relationship between personality, age and intelligence
Creative process • Studies on the development process of creativity
• Interested in the process of problem-solving, associations, convergent/divergent thinking
Creative environment • Studies on the environmental factors influencing the creativity
• Interested in the institutional and administrative factors.