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Emotions can be one of the most serious barriers to critical thinking. When people are engaged in emotional reasoning, they get easily seduced by weak logic, engage in ad hominem attacks, or plainly ignore evidence contrary to their point of view.
Lately, there’s been ample evidence of this kind of emotional reasoning online, including people at the top of their professions in politics, business, and elsewhere.
The Cure For Pseudoscience? Clear Thinking A study released this month maps out a potential solution to the problem of pseudoscientific beliefs, showing that rigorous critical thinking lessons can reduce specious convictions. Photo credit: Getty More and more
Meet The College That Launched A Certificate In Critical Thinking “As more and more tasks and jobs become automated,” Berkowitz says, “being able to think critically is becoming an increasingly valuable skill that can set
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