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Mapping Adolescents’ Everyday Creativity

Published Online: 18 Nov 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 7 (2020) - Issue 1 (January 2020)
Page range: 208 - 229
Received: 04 Aug 2020
Accepted: 11 Aug 2020
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2354-0036
First Published
16 Apr 2015
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Spontaneous creative activity among adolescents has been overlooked in creativity literature. This article overviews everyday creativity in adolescence, with a focus on medium-and -long term creative projects conducted in- and out-of-school. Almost one thousand Polish adolescents provided quite detailed descriptions of their creative projects conducted within the last year. These activities were classified, with a particular focus on multiple micro-domains. Students most often described creative behaviors performed outside of school as compared to school-related activities. Likelihood of engaging in creativity within different domains as well as the level of creativity were linked to participants’ creative self-concept, creative mindsets, and personality. Limitations and future directions are discussed.

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