Divergent thinking

Watch this Ted Talk by Elif Akcali on The Case for Divergent Thinking. Respond to the following questions.

  1. What is divergent thinking?
  2. How do you feel about the speaker’s 40th birthday promise to say “yes” to everything that year? How do you feel about her statement “unfamiliar became familiar”?
  3. How did her new experience with collaboration in unfamiliar territory help her to grow intellectually?