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Critical Thinking Instruction in Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience | NC State News | NC State University


A new study finds that teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in “pseudoscience” that is unsupported by facts.
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Critical thinking suppressed in brains of people who believe in the supernatural


Religious beliefs and scientific thinking clash because different brain areas are involved in both cognitive processes.
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Critical thinking suppressed in brains of people who believe in the supernatural


Religious beliefs and scientific thinking clash because different brain areas are involved in both cognitive processes.
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NeuroLogica Blog » We Need Both Science and Critical Thinking


A recent commentary published in the New Scientist addresses the issue of scientific literacy and civic decision-making. The author notes: We have a long…
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Critical thinking is needed throughout life, not just in science | New Scientist


We define scientific literacy too narrowly: the tools of science are applicable to everything from economics to terrorism
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Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking | Big Think


A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?
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