An Analysis Of The Social / Environmental Relationship Between Creativity And Intelligence

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Title: An Analysis of the Social/Environmental Relationship Between Creativity and Intelligence in Vocational Success


This article review will define the important relationship between intelligence and creativity, which are often affected by the levels of socio-cultural conditions in various environmental settings. Certainly, the overarching theme of creativity and intelligence being “independent” cognitive functions is found in all of the literature examined in this review, yet Simonton’s (2000) and Zhang (2001) tend to focus on the sociological aspects of these behaviors that show the subjectivity of these divisions. More so, it is the inherent value of “ vocational success” that can be subjectively selective in the separation of intelligence and creative/emotional process. Finally, Ivcevic et al (2007) describes the important relationship between creativity and intelligence, which can be merged to improve educational performance in the right social/environmental classroom setting. Therefore, creativity and intelligence may possess independent forms of cognitive abilities, yet they can be merged in the right socio-cultural or environmental conditions to improve success in vocational or academic fields.

Literature Review:

The article by Grigorenko & Sternberg (2001) defines the effects of “practical intelligence” as a framework that links to the creativity of the individual to academic success as a vocational aspect of cognitive processes. Therefore,…

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