The key to developing your critical thinking skills is being aware of your unconsciousbiases when making decisions or evaluating information. An effective approach is to set aside your personal feelings, political beliefs, worldview, and any preconceived notions about what you want the truth to be. Consider this as you complete the polling activity below.
Keep in mind that clicking the submit button will compare your response to others, but it does not determine a right or wrong answer. The poll is merely a way to establish some common perspectives about the importance of critical thinking.
Poll - In each of these scenarios, what type of thinking is being used?