When I was presenting at the International Conference on Thinking in Wellington, New Zealand, in January 2013, I was asked to speak on critical thinking for a short video. In this video I talk about the central importance of creativity to critical thinking. It can be found on the website www.edtalks.org. You can find it by looking in the list of speakers, under ‘R’ (for Roy van den Brink-Budgen).
In a report published by McKinsey (‘Three keys to building a more skilled postpandemic workforce’, August 2021) critical thinking and decision-making were shown to be