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similarities between intelligence and creativity

what are the similarities between intelligence and creativity? None?


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    Feb 23 2012: I think intelligence equals creativity.
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      Feb 25 2012: why? any examples? :)
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        Feb 25 2012: Kevin already gave part of the answer.
        It is natural to be more creative with an increase of intelligence. You can see it in the animal kingdom. With more intelligence the animal is less bound to fixed patterns of behavior.
        Intelligence allows to combine and rearrange lots of input within short time to see new pathways and patterns. It is difficult to create anything new and it only is possible by translating intuitive impressions into a clear message that can be understood by the mind.
        If you think like Roy H that creativity is the ability to express yourself than the story is different and creativity would be the same for everyone limited only by fear to do so or apathy. And indeed if one is active to express all that’s living inside into any material creation the activity by itself develops the intelligence of that person.
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          Feb 25 2012: I'm so happy with your answer, somewhere in my thoughts i knew there was something that would make intelligence equals creativity and is also the main reason why i asked this question in Ted. Thank you so much Frans !

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