A Creative Life: Is it all about curiosity?
Some psychologists claim that creativity peaks in early adulthood. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyl is a psychologist who offers strategies for increasing creativity in one’s life. He claims that creative people regularly experience a state he calls flow, which is a heightened state of pleasure experienced when they engage in challenging tasks that absorb their interest.
Csikszentmihalyl claims that the first step in achieving a more creative life is through curiosity and interest. Do you agree with Csikszentmihalyl that curiosity and interest can lead to a more creative life? Do you think heredity plays any role in creativity? Why or why not? What other factors may lead to heightened creativity in early adulthood? Support your reasoning with information from the text and other course materials.