Take a closer look at the different types of reasoning you use every day.
Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.
Creative people are better able to engage brain systems that don’t typically work together.
The best-laid plans of mice and everyone else.
How do we deal with information overload and unlock creativity? Build a second brain.
Find it easier to sort out your friends' problems than your own? This paradox is for you.
Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers
Parity tasks (such as odd and even categorisation) are considered abstract and high-level numerical concepts in humans.
From honing the art of perception to checking cognitive biases, here are a few techniques employees can learn in critical thinking training.
People naturally judge fact from fiction in offline social settings, so why is it so hard online?
Find your wallet or keys — or a nuclear submarine.
You don't have to be an emperor to apply these rules to daily living.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
By exposing people to small doses of misinformation and encouraging them to develop resistance strategies, "prebunking" can fight fake news.
Your very own "Conspiracy Detection Kit."
What if your textbook lied to you?
How much can something change and still be the same thing?
Our society mostly emphasizes developing logical, procedural thinking skills, but this isn't the only way to come up with great ideas.
Negative feedback ignites the primal (“fight or flight”) and emotional (“do they hate me?”) parts of our brain first.
Which studies are actually worth the hype?
The "attention economy" corrupts science.
We could even benefit from more whataboutisms — if they're used properly.
When you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easier to miss it.
Summit Public Schools take a radically different approach to education. And it's working.