The authors outline that the reason behind these findings is that within a diverse group the individuals were more likely to disagree, and therefore discuss thoughtfully together to come up with an answer. The difference in point of views forced those within the diverse group to deliberate critically. In addition, those within a homogeneous group tended to mindlessly copy others with out questioning the answers. The authors conclude that most environments, especially classroom settings, would greatly benefit from diversity as it helps prompt critical thinking.
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