Guilford’s convergent and divergent thinking
Some people are good at learning the correct answer to a question. They may tend to believe that there is only one answer to every question. That approach can make people good at exams but not so good at creativity. Others can see countless possible answers to every question. They may even believe that there are no correct answers. Both convergent and divergent thinking are valuable.
Intelligence is not, as many people think, just one kind of ability. For practical creativity, we need lots of mental abilities blended together. Some recognise contents, some organise what is recognised ...