Medical Dictionary

convergent thinking

noun convergent think·ing \-ˈthiŋk-iŋ\

Medical Definition of CONVERGENT THINKING

:  thinking (as in answering a multiple-choice question) that weighs alternatives within an existing construct or model in solving a problem or answering a question to find one best solution and that is measured by IQ tests—compare divergent thinking
convergent think·er \-ər\ noun


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