Divergent Thinking Non creative people have convergent thinking. Creative people have divergent thinking. Produces single correct answer. Produces variety of responses. It is stimulus bound. It is stimulus free. The problem is solved by known or common method. The problem is solved by different innovative methods. It is rigid, stereotyped & mechanically operated. It is novel, exploratory & venturesome. It is measured by intelligence test which includes remembering, recognition & manipulation of some concrete material. It is measured by creativity tests in which novelty, flexibility & originality are given more weightage. It is known as Reasoning or Rational Thinking. It is known as Creative Thinking, Imaginative or Original Thinking.