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Thinking Clearly and Analytically
Insights on Logical Thinking for Leaders -- with a Puzzling Perspective
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Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills - American Thinker

Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills - American Thinker | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills
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If we are to ever bring America back to the point where she is great again, the majority of the citizens are going to have to acquire and hone critical thinking skills.
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5 Managements Mindsets that Kill Training

5 Managements Mindsets that Kill Training | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Most training fails! Why? MANAGEMENT. Possessing a "been there, done that" mindset kills training. Does your organization have the attention span of a gnat?
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I've posted this to my other topics on HR, and Management & Leadership but I'm posting it here too -- because it's a sad set of examples of the poor -- yes, illogical -- thinking of too many managers and organizations.

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The Neurotechnology Revolution: “The future is here; it’s just not evenly distributed yet”

The Neurotechnology Revolution: “The future is here; it’s just not evenly distributed yet” | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
. On Tues­day, Sep­tem­ber 29th, 2015, the Potomac Insti­tute for Pol­icy Stud­ies hosted a sem­i­nar in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Sharp­Brains titled, “The Neu­rotech­nol­ogy Rev­o­lu­tion: Mar­ket T…
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How Video Games Can Train Your Brain to be More Creative and Productive

How Video Games Can Train Your Brain to be More Creative and Productive | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Surprising facts about your brain and the science of video games from game designer and psychologist Jane McGonigal.
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Can you figure out the answer to this clever prisoner hat puzzle?

Can you figure out the answer to this clever prisoner hat puzzle? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Here’s another classic math riddle for you to prune your brain on a little bit: if people were lined up from tallest to shortest (meaning a person can see everything in front of them) and all wearing black or white hats, can you figure out which color hat you were wearing even if you had no idea how many black or white hats there were total? The answer is yes, you can!
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School uses murder mystery to teach critical thinking

The Augusta Chronicle School uses murder mystery to teach critical thinking The Augusta Chronicle NEW ELLENTON — After careful deliberation and consulting the available evidence, New Ellenton Middle School pupil Mason Galante said he believed the...
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Murder mysteries have been a key part of my Thinking Clearly and Analytically workshop since its creations years ago.

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Predicting Job and Academic Success with Watson-Glaser

Predicting Job and Academic Success with Watson-Glaser | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Many studies show a positive relationship between Watson-Glaser scores and various job and academic success criteria. I'll highlight a few. Organizational S
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15 cognitive biases that screw up your relationships

15 cognitive biases that screw up your relationships | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Don't let these trip you up.
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Why is Critical Thinking a Life Skill?

Why is Critical Thinking a Life Skill? | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
 
Critical thinking is inevitably an undeniable skill to develop if you are to do well in life. By well, I mean just about survive!
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Why Do So Many Gen Zers Seem to Lack That Old-Fashioned 'Critical Thinking?'

Why Do So Many Gen Zers Seem to Lack That Old-Fashioned 'Critical Thinking?' | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
They have never had the need. Today's information environment offers infinite answers to every question under the sun and they've always had powerful easy to use information-technology at their fingertips all the time.
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Critical Thinking: Analytics is a Tool, Not a Crutch

Critical Thinking: Analytics is a Tool, Not a Crutch | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Critical Thinking: Analytics is a Tool, Not a Crutch.
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4 reasons why Critical Thinking should be introduced in higher education curriculum

4 reasons why Critical Thinking should be introduced in higher education curriculum | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally.
Critical Thinking is a meta-thinking skill.
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What is critical thinking?

1) Review common themes about critical thinking, 2) Give a Socratic Definition 3) Give ten alternative definitions in the literature 4) discuss how to teach ...
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Macat Launches Largest Ever Critical Thinking Study

LONDON, October 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Initial academic study finds analysis, evaluation and interpretation most...
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Computer games can help develop logical thinking

Computer games can help develop logical thinking | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Opinion: We can introduce logic and the work of George Boole to students using games and puzzles
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The 10 Commandments of a Rational Discussion | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog

The 10 Commandments of a Rational Discussion | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Logical fallacies run rampant during a passionate debate. It's imperative you know how to spot a logical fallacy in order to elevate a discussion and ensure
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Teachers say critical thinking key to college and career readiness

Teachers say critical thinking key to college and career readiness | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
A new survey asks California teachers about college and career readiness.
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Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence every aspect of human life

Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence every aspect of human life | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Center for Neurotechnology Studies Announces Release of Trends in Neurotechnology August 2015 (Potomac Institute for Policy Studies): "Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence every aspec...
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As the Skills Gap Widens, Employers Stop Requiring Degrees

As the Skills Gap Widens, Employers Stop Requiring Degrees | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
For years, employers have bemoaned the higher education system and claimed that the skills gap is both real and widening. On this blog, we've shared dozens of
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Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases

Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
If critical thinking was easy, everyone would do it. Every day we are faced with cognitive challenges to effective thinking. From emotions to unchecked
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What Reason is For

Is logic cold & impersonal? Are rational answers boring ones? Take a detour thru the Renaissance & find out. -Links for the Curious- Crash Course World ...
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The Creativity and Critical Thinking Skills Connection

The Creativity and Critical Thinking Skills Connection | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Creativity in children and young adults is being undermined but neither by intent nor design. It is the unforeseen consequence of our current educational system and the “new normal” of play. I hear more and more from...
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Reboot Your Thinking: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Approach to Critical Thinking | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog

Reboot Your Thinking: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Approach to Critical Thinking | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
While we typically reference the RED Model of Critical Thinking as a method for improving critical thinking, we think the Ctrl+Alt+Del approach is a fun way to
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How a Critical Thinker approaches workplace communication

How a Critical Thinker approaches workplace communication | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
Organizations need to challenge their current ways of communication and foster a culture of critical thinking among their employees
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Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking

Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking | Thinking Clearly and Analytically | Scoop.it
A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?
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