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Which of the following terms is most closely associated with creativity?

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Which of the following terms is most closely associated with creativity?

(A) hypothesis testing
(B) contextual intelligence
(C) divergent thinking
(D) habituation
(E) echoic memory

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(C) divergent thinking

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Divergent thinking is a term closely associated with creativity. Convergent thinking involves looking for a single correct answer or using one prescribed method of problem solving; divergent thinking typically involves more open-ended problems. Hypothesis testing can absolutely have creative elements but is not synonymous with creativity as is divergent thinking. Contextual intelligence is a kind of practical intelligence described by Robert Sternberg. Habituation is a decrease in response to a repeated stimulus. Echoic memory is the auditory portion of sensory memory that lasts a few seconds.

 
Posted : 18/04/2024 3:31 pm
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