top of page

Creativity, Imagination, Curiosity & Play

im-ag-i-na-tion   pronunciation: [ih-maj-uh-ney-shuhn]


        ...imagination is considered a power of the mind, a creative faculty of the mind, the mind itself when in use, and the process of the mind used for thinking, scheming, contriving, remembering, creating, fantasizing, and forming opinion. (University of Chicago, Theories of Media)

cu-ri-ous   pronunciation: [kyoor-ee-us]


         one's intrinsic interest in ongoing experience. Curious people pursue experiential novelty, variety, and challenge. (Seligman and Peterson, 2004, p. 98)

"A creative person must produce ideas or behaviors that are recognizably original--novel, surprising, or unusual. The ideas or behaviors much be adaptive. That is, make a positive contribution to that person's life or to the life of others." --Seligman & Peterson

bottom of page