355. Where Does Creativity Come From (and Why Do Schools Kill It Off)?

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  • Family environments and “diversifying experiences” (including the early death of a parent); intrinsic versus extrinsic motivations; schools that value assessments, but don’t assess the things we value. All these elements factor into the long, mysterious march towards a creative life.
  • AI weiwei
  • Changed the world. Prison is not big enough to hold him
  • Dad exiled from China when he was born
  • Left China after jailed
  • Dean simonton again
  • Diversifying experiences is events in childhood that put you on a different track from everyone else
  • Big five personality factors for creativity
  • Conscientious
  • Extroversion
  • Neuroticism
  • Agreeableness
  • Openness to experience
  • Four P’s
  • Project
  • Passion
  • Peers
  • Play
  • See Anki for much more