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in botany. (1) The assimilating apparatus of many liverworts in the form of short rows of chlorophyl-lose cells.

(2) Lamellar outgrowths of palisade tissue running along the leaf of certain mosses (for example, haircap moss).

(3) Cells located on the axial filament of the thallus of certain red algae (for example, Batrachospermum), which play a basic role in the process of biological assimilation.

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Moreover, Divergers and Assimilators produced more instances of "Irrelevant Response" so that their learning performance was less impressive.
Gholizadeh and Ahqar [7] stated that the students with the diverger learning styles had significantly higher selfefficacy ratio than the students' with the converger, assimilator, and accommodator learning styles.
This study found little gender difference in terms of preferred styles of learning: both groups tended to favor converger and assimilator styles.
Our findings surprised us: Convergers and Assimilators were the preferred learning styles of a majority of the nursing students, while several earlier studies reported a predominance of Divergers and Accommodators.
Accommodators tend to have the opposite strengths to assimilators.
The model describes divergers as people who tend to be imaginative, emotional, people-oriented, and good in situations that call for generation of ideas such as brainstorming; assimilators value the world of ideas and their greatest strength lies in ability to induce reasoning, integrate ideas and formulate theoretical models; convergers, the opposite in many ways from divergers, are drawn to technical tasks and problems and tend to be good at decision making and problem solving, especially when there is a single correct answer or solution; accommodators, opposite in many ways from assimilators, are action-oriented, risk-takers, comfortable with people, and excel at carrying out plans and completing tasks (Salter et al.
Learners preferring RO and AC are categorized as assimilators, who use learned information to create larger ideas developing models and theories.
You, the "Righteous [Hasidim]" are the "Am Kaddishei Elyonim [Nation of the holy elevated ones]" and will awaken to glory, and the non-righteous assimilators will awaken to ignominy.
Bhawuk, "The Role of Culture Theory in Cross-Cultural Training: A Multimethod Study of Culture-Specific, Culture-General, and Culture Theory-Based Assimilators," Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29 (September 1998), 630-55.
Frameworks emphasising the importance of cultural and environmental orientation, cultural assimilators, sensitivity training, field experiences and language training have been developed (Littrell & Salas 2005).