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Divergent thinking is an aspect of intelligence a thought process or method, which is usually applied with the goal to generate ideas. It is often used for creative and problem solving purposes in conjunction with Convergent thinking. There are different methods in divergent thinking.

Methods and techniques[edit | edit source]

  • brainstorming
  • breaking components into sections for modular analysis
  • keeping a journal
  • freewriting
  • mind and subject mapping
  • great thinking
  • taking time to think
  • art work

Asking questions[edit | edit source]

  • description
  • causality
  • effects
  • identifying importance
  • understanding the parts that comprise the topic
  • types of change present
  • taking stock of known and unknown qualities
  • classification
  • moral classification

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