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