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What is Critical Thinking?
Critical thinking is disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence.
Critical Thinkers can...
- Understand the links between ideas
- Determine the importance and relavance of arguments and ideas
- Recognize, build and appraise arguments
- Identify inconsistencies and errors in reasoning
- Approach problems in a consistent and systematic way
- Reflect on the justification of their own assumptions, beliefs and values
Taken from the Skills You Need website
Five tips to improve your critical thinking skills