The College That Launched A Certificate In Critical Thinking

Meet the College That Launched a Certificate in Critical Thinking

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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Can Software Help People Build Better Arguments?

Can Software Help People Build Better Arguments? When it comes to teaching critical thinking, argument maps are more effective than many other interventions. Photo Credit: GETTY Want to help students build better arguments? There’s a map for that. While just about everyone agrees that critical thinking should be learned in school, the actual teaching of better reasoning is

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Can Software Help People Build Better Arguments

Can Software Help People Build Better Arguments?

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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U.S. Military Leaders Want Soldiers To Think Critically

U.S. Military Leaders Want Soldiers to Think Critically, Not Just Follow Orders

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking

Are You Teaching Your Children to Think Critically? Few Parents Do

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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Why France’s Best Mathematician Is Optimistic About Critical Thinking

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking? Probably Not: Forbes

Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking? Probably Not Demographics play a big role when it comes to engaging in differing opinions. Photo credit: GettyGETTY The internet makes it easier than ever to spread disinformation, and from Twitter to 4chan to the local neighborhood list-serv, it seems like every day brings a new set of hoaxes,

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Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking

Americans Value Critical Thinking But Choose Not to Practice It

For social psychologist Irving Janis, Pearl Harbor was a perfect example of what he called “groupthink” in a 1971 article in Psychology Today. For Janis, groupthink was at the heart of some of the worst disasters and poorest decisions in world history, including Pearl Harbor. Today groupthink continues to help explain many large-scale blunders and problems, from the 2008 financial crisis to social media pile-on.

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