Creativity and self. Part Two

Continue from “Creativity and self. Part One”   3. Creativity according to Gestalt Therapy For Gestalt there is an analogy between the process of creative thinking and the perceptual process: understanding means capturing connections between perceived stimuli, generating casual or formal relationships. The more marked a change of order appears in these relationships, and the…

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Creativity and self. Part One

We have already tried, although in a much abbreviated way, talk about psychology of self and creativity in previous posts, but separately. In this article we intend to review the different conceptions of creativity and especially the relationship between the self and creativity from the different schools of psychology and psychotherapy. But first we must…

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Spiral Dynamics

Spiral dynamics is a model of analysis of the development of humanity based on the predominant values ​​in different human societies and repeated throughout history, as well as the “visions of time or time” (zeitgeist) associated with each one of them. [Regarding human values, see the Hall-Tonna model in our post on value-based motivation] Spiral…

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Learning in different ways: Part Two

(Continua de “Learning in different ways: Part One“) Different approaches to learning styles and styles: Theory of multiple intelligences Thinking styles and cognitive development Thinking styles and instructional / learning design Styles of thought and creativity Learning styles: Honey and Mumford model Let’s briefly see each of them:   Theory of multiple intelligences The hypothesis…

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Learning in different ways: Part One

The learning process seen as a process of adaptation of man to his environment is a process that occurs when a person learns, intentionally or accidentally, collectively or individually, in any environment (physical or virtual) and moment, through different contexts, throughout life (lifelong learning) and through different technologies (seamless learning). In this broad vision, experiential…

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Behavioral Economics: Nobel in Economic Sciences 2017

The study of this “new” branch of economics is, by its very nature, interdisciplinary in character, and requires the collaboration of psychologists, sociologists, marketing researchers, decision-behaving theorists, financial economists, macro economists and accounting researchers, among others. Indeed, for some time now psychology, cognitivism and economics have opened and interlaced their respective doors and paths to…

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Markets. Part Two: Catallactics

The purpose of this article is to explain the meaning of Catallactics while deepening the idea of ​​the market as an expression of the capitalist social order. We will do so by presenting in a very simplified way the thinking of Adam Smith (1723 – 1790) and that of Friedrich Hayek (1899 – 1992). 1….

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Absurd

Absurd is a concept that refers to that which is meaningless, not understood, is not coherent, and in general, to irrational thinking (the opposite of rational thought), which departs from reason or is opposite or opposite to the same, and also refers to extravagant behavior, strange, crazy, illogical, ridiculous or foolish (the opposite of behavior…

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To play

Playing is defined as the activity performed by one or more players, using their imagination or tools (spaces, objects) to create a situation with a certain number of rules (times, turns, …) and a certain degree of uncertainty about the final result, in order to provide entertainment or fun. It is an educational tool that…

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