Estudio de la variación del pensamiento divergente en física según la edad de los alumnos
Divergent Thinking, DT, is a mental mechanism which takes part in the process of solving problems having more than one valid solution. It is considered as a fundamental aspect of creativity. In our research about DT in Physics, we intended to present a new method, using the Guilford’s E.I. tridimensional model as a referential framework, since we are convinced that it is crucially important to have an educational system which emphasizes creativity and the skills of the future scientist so that he/she will be able to face any challenging situation. In this paper we study the DT variation with age in Physics, and we have found out that younger students are likely to show better progress.