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Read insights from the Reboot Foundation into topics like metacognition, media literacy, and how best to teach critical thinking. Our work is backed by the latest and most reliable research and designed to give readers ideas and information they can put to use immediately.

Can Critical Thinking Be Taught?

Is there a faster way to improve critical thinking? A growing body of research indicates that the answer is yes, that we can improve critical thinking through, short targeted interventions.

Critical thinking is a well-known, yet nebulous term. We all tend to have our own subjective definitions of critical thinking. Various researchers also define critical thinking differently, which leads to many different ways to study it. Some researchers choose to evaluate critical thinking by judging one’s thought process, while others focus on logic and reasoning errors.

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