Źródła mitów o twórczości i ich implikacje edukacyjne
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Sources of the myths on creative activity and their educational implicationsThe personological trend inpsychology of creativity has underlined the exceptionality of the creator and the creative process. This point of view forms social attitudes and convictions rela-ted to criteria of selection of human behavior and works worth recording. Opinions appear in literaturę that the aforementioned convictions take on the form of myths about creativity. Mythical comdctions about creativity may be the essence of so-called hidden theories of creativity, which arę employed not only by laymen but also by professionals - like teachers. I intend to explain in this manner the difference between teacher's declarations about their affirmation ofpupiPs creativity and their activity in practice. The article contains a review of current educational research, and its effects on the influence of myths concerning creativity and their negative implications on education.
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