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divergent thinking


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Imaginative thinking, characterized by the generation of multiple possible solutions to a problem, often associated with creativity. The concept was introduced in 1946 by the US psychologist J(oy) P(aul) Guilford (1897–1987) and is one of the five different types of mental operations in Guilford's cube. See convergence-divergence.

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