Creative Child January 2020 - Page 20

editor’s choice These Parenting Styles are Best and Worst for Raising Creative Kids According to Study BY: Rebecca Eanes In the 21st century, creativity is of increasing value, and the seed for creativity is sewn early in childhood. As such, researchers have been looking at the correlation between parenting styles and creativity, and what they’ve found is quite interesting. Across these studies, results have shown a significant ​ positive​ relationship between the a ​ uthoritative​ parenting style and creativity and a significant ​ negative​ relationship between the ​ authoritarian​ style and creativity. 19