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The Necessity of Thinking about Thinking

Lecture no. 1 from the course: Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

The Necessity of Thinking about Thinking

Taught by Professor Steven Novella | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Start by learning how to think about thinking itself (an act known as metacognition). Dr. Novella reveals how to distinguish good science from bad science; the individual steps involved in the critical thinking process; and how we can use critical thinking to break down topics such as the existence of UFOs.

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