We are involved with a Suffolk-based organisation which works with a wide range of young people. Having provided two sessions of staff training, we are now focusing on collaborating with the staff on producing dedicated materials for work with their students. At this stage, we are focusing on decision-making. This is a fruitful area for Critical Thinking, in that it benefits from clear thinking as well as the skill of being able both to see alternatives and to evaluate them.
Critical thinking as essential for us to distinguish truth from falsehood and to make better choices
In his new book (‘Rationality: What it is. Why it seems scarce. Why it matters’), the Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker has argued in favour of