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This is one of the most difficult components to employ on a regular basis. We all have a tendency to cater to our own needs (see “self-serving bias,” p. 547) and to ignore information that conflicts with our desires. Critical thinkers recognize that, even when it appears otherwise, the “truth” is always in our self-interest. Psychic John Edward makes a lot of money off his supposed power to communicate with people’s dead relatives . . his “customers” should value the truth over self-interest. This means accepting the truth, even when it is not what they want to believe.

So the environment has a lot of influence and the effect can be lower self-esteem which can result in lower scores. Aranzazu Garcia 18. Employing a variety of thinking processes in problem solving. Among these thinking processes are (a) inductive logic—reasoning that moves from the specific to the general; (b) deductive logic—reasoning that moves from the general to the specific; (c) dialogical thinking—thinking that involves an extended verbal exchange between differing points of view or frames of reference; and (d) dialectical thinking— thinking that tests the strengths and weaknesses of opposing points of view.

15. Thinking independently. Critical thinking is independent thinking. Critical thinkers do not passively accept the beliefs of others and are not easily manipulated. They maintain a healthy amount of skepticism, especially about unusual or remarkable claims or reports. They are also able to differentiate being “skeptical” from just being stubborn and unyielding. They are, for example, willing to “welcome divergent views” and (1) weigh the substance of those views and (2) adjust their own thinking if warranted (“accept change”).

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