"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.
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.
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.
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.