Neurodiversity refers to variation in neurological characteristics. For example, people who are very introverted or extroverted or that have distinctive non-pathological cognitive tendencies such as visual thinking.
Health & Mental Health
Nationality & Citizenship Status
Sex & Gender Identity
Motley Crew PrincipleThe motley crew principle is the theory that diverse groups are more creative. This is an analogy to an American film crew that typically includes people from a broad range of backgrounds including technicians, artists and management roles. According to this theory, diverse groups generate creative tension that may be absent in a group where everyone has a common identity and background.
CosmopolitanismCosmopolitanism is the view that culture exists at a global level such that learning to thrive in a diverse environment is a primary type of cultural capital. In other words, being at home with differences is more of a talent than being able to get along with people who have a very similar identity and background to yourself.
The variety of identities, backgrounds and characteristics of people in a group.