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Critical Thinking
So what exactly is critical thinking?

Critical thinking in everyday life1

Critical thinking is something you frequently do in your everyday life; it is not something that is foreign to you or something that donít you how to do yet.

Look at the everyday activities listed below. Which of them involves critical thinking? Click the button to select your answer.

Everyday life activities Involves Critical Thinking Does NOT involve Critical Thinking
Buying a car
Choosing courses at University
Brushing your teeth
Moving out of home
Deciding between several job offers
Selecting a phone or internet package
Travelling from A to B with time and budget constraints
(Partially adapted from: James, Scoufis, Farrell & Carmichael, 1999)




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