and yes, science is a "creative profession"; don't let anybody tell you otherwise! problem-solving requires creativity, and scientists sure do a lot of problem-solving.
in behavioral science specifically, we're always developing new ideas of how unseen constructs govern our daily lives, as well as new ways to test those constructs. creativity is essential for that.
politics, employment, job market, precariat
although tbh a lot of the recent emphasis on "creativity" as a marketable trait is borne out of anxiety over automation and generally precarious employment conditions. if you're creative you're "irreplaceable", right?... right?!
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