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Thinking Clearly and Analytically
Insights on Logical Thinking for Leaders -- with a Puzzling Perspective
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Beyond the Far Cliffs - Thinking Clearly

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"All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work."   (Thomas Watson, IBM)

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The items on this topic are related to thinking and information on brain research.  The items posted are frequently directly related to one of my most popular management training programs -- Thinking Clearly and Analytically.  

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Cutting off the Ends of the Ham

Cutting off the Ends of the Ham | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The allegory of the ham is not new, and has been told numerous different ways, but it is a great example of the critical thinking errors we make every day. We
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Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
A video game that is classified as a storytelling experience is taking the place of traditional text in some classrooms to teach students critical thinking skills.
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A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it

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The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking
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The Most Successful Leaders Are Critical Thinkers

The Most Successful Leaders Are Critical Thinkers | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The Marquis de Sade is one of the most infamous, deviant and evil French writers of all times. The words sadism or sadist are derived from his notorious name. I studied some of Sade's work in high school.
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What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it

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Wayne Robertson's curator insight, December 15, 2014 7:15 PM

We need to move beyond the focus on systems and technical training - towards knowledge, analysis and risk management

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, December 16, 2014 10:47 AM

Clarification de deux types pensées, tous les deux aussi nécessaires l'un que l'autre. Puis le lien est fait avec l'apprentissage et le mobile.

James Mackie's curator insight, December 22, 2014 9:43 AM

Understanding the differences between critical thinking, creative thinking and the intersection of both

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Is Your Team Missing This Important Business Skill?

Is Your Team Missing This Important Business Skill? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is an important skill for business success, but many employees, and even leaders, lack it. Here's how to get better at it.
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Critical Thinking Skills: Higher Education Must Lead Business

Critical Thinking Skills: Higher Education Must Lead Business | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Substantial long-term research and comments from employers suggest that a large portion of college and university graduates lack critical thinking skills....
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Mental Leaps Cued by Memory’s Ripples

Mental Leaps Cued by Memory’s Ripples | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The same mental processes that organize memories may also coordinate how we make decisions
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70 questions to boost your critical thinking skills

70 questions to boost your critical thinking skills | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Breanne Harris of TalentLens USA explains how to boost your critical thinking skills.
The key to developing and maintaining Critical Thinking skills is to ask questions.
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Quick brain teasers to train your attention and working memory

Quick brain teasers to train your attention and working memory | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it

Here you have a few fun mental exercises to train your attention and working memory (the capacity to hold multiple pieces of information in the mind, and to use them real-time).
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The Critical Thinking Buddy System

The Critical Thinking Buddy System | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Do you remember the Buddy System in grade school? When you went on field trips, you were likely assigned someone to be your "buddy" for the duration of the
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Bosses Seek ‘Critical Thinking,’ but What Is That?

Bosses Seek ‘Critical Thinking,’ but What Is That? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is a critical skill for young workers these days, but what bosses mean by that and how to measure it is less clear.
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Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or opinion, and explore new perspectives, by using Socratic questions.
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A Student-Centred Conceptualisation of Critical Thinking

A Student-Centred Conceptualisation of Critical Thinking | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Using collective intelligence to understand critical thinking

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Howard Rheingold's curator insight, January 4, 9:24 PM

Thinking systematically about how you use information flows and your cognitive processes to gather, test, evaluate knowledge is key to the internal aspects of infotention. 

Miloš Bajčetić's curator insight, January 5, 3:26 AM

"Understanding and influencing metacognitive skill development is essential for further cultural evolution, and ultimately, our survival, adaptation and flourishing as a species. Due to what can be considered an exponential increase in the creation of new information every year, higher-order, metacognitive skills are needed more than ever in order to aid individuals and groups in becoming more adaptable, flexible and better able to cope in the context of a rapidly evolving information society (Darling-Hammond, 2008; Jukes and McCain, 2002). It is widely recognized that the challenge of education implies more than a focus on developing domain-specific knowledge - also needed is metacognitive knowledge and skill, and approaches to enquiry that allow children and adults to approach problems, solutions, experiments, explanations, and simulated actions with a mindful, reflective, collaborative sensibility that facilitates adaptive action at individual and group levels."

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How Do You Hire For Brain Diversity?

How Do You Hire For Brain Diversity? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Lack of brain diversity in the workplace can be as harmful as a lack of gender and racial diversity. Here’s what some companies are doing to embrace employees with neurological differences.
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The Weird Reason It’s Hard to Empathise And Be Logical At The Same Time

The Weird Reason It’s Hard to Empathise And Be Logical At The Same Time | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The strange influence of empathising on the capacity for logical thought.

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Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions To Use in Class http://t.co/iOfRNDAdMU #teacher
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Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter

Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Scientists doubt claims from brain training companies
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Doctors and Decision Fatigue

Doctors and Decision Fatigue | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
The phenomenon of “decision fatigue” has been found in judges, who are more likely to deny parole at the end of the day than at the beginning. Now researchers have found a parallel effect in physicians.
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Graduates lack critical thinking skills, says CEO - The Star Online

Graduates lack critical thinking skills, says CEO - The Star Online | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
PETALING JAYA: Graduates these days are lacking critical thinking skills, said TalentCorp CEO Johan Mah­­mood Merican (pic).
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Employers Want "Critical Thinkers," But Do They Know What It Means?

Employers Want "Critical Thinkers," But Do They Know What It Means? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Can you hire for a skill that's so vague?
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Recruiters: How to reveal critical thinking skills

Recruiters: How to reveal critical thinking skills | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Breanne Harris of TalentLens USA focuses on the importance of critical thinking.
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