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"The Creativity Crisis"
Source: Newsweek, July 19, 2010, "CREATIVITY IN AMERICA" The Science of Innovation And How To Reignite Our Imaginations" by P.O. Bronson and Ashley Merryman.
Accepted Definition of Creativity - "Creativity is the production of something original and useful. To be creative requires divergent thinking (generating many unique ideas) and convergent thinking (combining those ideas into the best result)."
Using Torrance's Creativity Index For Testing The Results:
"Creativity scores had been steadily rising just like IQ scores until 1990.
Source: Book - "Hot Flat And Crowded" by Thomas L. Friedman, 2008
"Part of Earth Week is 'No Child Left Indoors Week'. It has as its function
"Research indicates that visits to our state and national parks have declined
"Children who connect with nature perform better in school, have higher SAT