Overview

divergence


Related Overviews

 

'divergence' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Media Studies

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

1. (psychology) A cognitive style relating to problem-solving. Divergent thinkers tend to generate more ideas and prefer open-ended problems. See also tolerance of ambiguity; compare convergence.

2. In visual perception, the turning outwards of the eyes as the distance between the perceiver and the point of focus increases: compare convergence.

Subjects: Media Studies.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.