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Thinking, fast and slow

A fascinating  Micrsoft research video of Daniel Kahneman :

 

"Can we trust our intuitions? Daniel Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust instincts, exploring the machinery of the mind and the two systems that drive the way we think and make choices. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical."

 

http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/default.aspx?id=155752

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Critical thinking

Introductory chapter to really useful book on Critical Thinking

 

http://www.palgrave.com/pdfs/1403996857.pdf

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Barriers to critical thinking

This is an academic paper that you unfortunately have to buy. Still, the abstract says what the barriers are for nurses:

 

http://journals.lww.com/jonajournal/Abstract/2011/10000/Barriers_to_Critical_Thinking__Workflow.6.aspx

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Dare to disagree

Highly recommended TED talk, Dare to Disagree, by Margaret Heffernan:

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_dare_to_disagree.html

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How to lie with statistics

A classic wee book. 

 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Lie-Statistics-Penguin-Business/dp/0140136290

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Thinking about critical thinking

One of my blog posts:

 

http://www.thesmartworkcompany.com/blog/posts/thinking-about-critical-thinking/

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