Overview: Divergent Thinking | ||
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Value | Considering a wide range of options beyond usual constraints may solve problems and answer questions. | |
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What is Divergent Thinking? John Spacey, updated on
Divergent thinking is a process of creative thinking that questions and probes to challenge assumptions and established ideas. It is often compared with convergence thinking, a logical process of finding the "correct" answer.
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