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Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases

Beware of These Common Cognitive Biases

If critical thinking was easy, everyone would do it. Every day we are faced with cognitive challenges to effective thinking. From emotions to unchecked assumptions and ambiguous data, we constantly make decisions without applying the rigors of critical thinking. Cognitive biases are frequent barriers to rational thought and effective decision making, but we are rarely […]

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6 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Performance With Watson-Glaser

6 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Performance With Watson-Glaser

Critical thinking is a skill everyone needs. There’s hardly a job or task that doesn’t need it. That’s what makes the Watson-Glaser™ such a versatile ability test. Here are six ways organizations can improve their performance with the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal: Screen applicants for management positions. If you’re hiring a manager in any field or […]

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What is the RED Model of Critical Thinking?

What is the RED Model of Critical Thinking?

On this blog we reference the RED Model of Critical Thinking quite a bit as it is the foundation for the results on the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal assessment, as well as a simple way to effectively approach problem solving and decision making. In addition, the RED Model is a key feature of the book Now You’re Thinking! which shares the true story of how a […]

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