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American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2017, 5(1), 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/ajap-5-1-1
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Culture, Value and Personality: Three Flowering Agents of Creativity Development Process

Tapan Kumar Basantia1,

1School of Education, Central University of South Bihar, Vinoba Nagar, Behind ANMCH, Magadh Colony, Gaya-823001, Bihar, India

Pub. Date: January 11, 2017

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Tapan Kumar Basantia. Culture, Value and Personality: Three Flowering Agents of Creativity Development Process. American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2017; 5(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/ajap-5-1-1

Abstract

‘Creativity’ is a unique gift of God to Mankind. The prosperity of an individual in one hand and the prosperity of a family, community, nation and the world at large in other hand mostly rest on this creativity. Basically, creativity is a psychological construct and this psychological construct is mainly characterized by non-conformity or uniqueness. Creativity never develops in vacuum. The creativity development process is influenced by a number of psycho-social factors or agents. Among the agents which flower or help the creativity development process, the role of three agents i.e. culture, value and personality is quite significant. Referring to these contexts, in the present paper mainly discussions have been made on defining aspect of creativity and the role of culture, value and personality on creativity development process.

Keywords:
creativity culture value personality

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