A Creative Thinking


  • ดวงเดือน ศาสตรภัทร คณะศิลปศาสตร์ วิทยาลัยเซนต์หลุยส์


thinking process, creative thinking, psychology


Creative thinking means the thought process that leads to innovation, problem solving, or synthesis on various subjects, invention of useful, valuable and appropriate products. Joy Paul Guilford identified creative thinking as a kind of divergent thinking, rather than convergent thinking. Edward de Bono and Hamid Ebrahimzadeh Rajaei viewed creative thinking as thinking out of the box. According to the Arthur Leonard Schawlow, a factor that distinguishes scientists who are highly creative from low creative ones, is motivation, especially the curiosity, driven to pursue research for answers. Perspectives of creative features consist of cognition, personality and social, neurobiology, mental health, creativity and intelligence. Critical theories of creativity include Componential, Psychoanalytic and Humanistic theories. Creativity is measured by various concepts including the concepts of creativity quotient, psychometric approach, personality and social approach. In addition, two researches were presented, entitled “Developing young children’s creative writing ability in English as a second language in a Primary English Medium School in Karachi, Pakistan” and “Promoting innovative learning network of teachers and educators to develop students thinking skills. Phase 2 in Ubon Ratchathani.”


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ศาสตรภัทร ด. (2014). A Creative Thinking. Journal of Health and Health Management, 1(1), 10–23. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/slc/article/view/221813



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