Everything You Need to Know About the Ambiguity Effect

This decision to choose the known over the unknown is an example of “the ambiguity effect.” In a nutshell, this cognitive bias occurs when people choose options that have a known probability of a favorable outcome over choices where a favorable outcome is unknown or is unpredictable.

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Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking

There’s No Excuse For Not Teaching Critical Thinking

Improving Critical Thinking May Take Practice By Helen Lee Bouygues in Education Post Sept. 27, 2021 The question of “how” to teach critical thinking skills has proven to be elusive, especially in this era of standardized curriculum and test-driven accountability for schools. How can teachers also ensure they’re supporting critical thinking in their students? It

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Everything You Need to Know About Negativity Bias

Our brains are more likely to remember and recall negative feedback or experiences versus positive ones because of the negativity bias. As a result, our perception of the world around us could be skewed to the negative unless we actively work to counteract this natural tendency.

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Are You Doing Enough Critical Thinking

Improving Critical Thinking May Take Practice

Improving Critical Thinking May Take Practice By Rebecca Koenig in EdSurge Sept. 8, 2021 It turns out that cultivating critical thinking skills can be difficult, even though many educators believe “that’s the point of what we’re training our students to be able to do,” says Ben Motz, a research scientist in the Department of Psychological

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