Predicting Job and Academic Success with Watson-Glaser

Many studies show a positive relationship between Watson-Glaser scores and various job and academic success criteria. I’ll highlight a few. Organizational Success:  In one study, Pearson found that for 2,303 job incumbents across 9 industry categories, Watson-Glaser scores correlated .33 with job success as indicated by organizational level achieved. This means a high Watson score can often predict who will […]

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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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Reboot Your Thinking: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Approach to Critical Thinking

Every once in a while we need to hit the reset button. When life gets too hectic, our days are over-scheduled, and information is coming at us faster than we can process it, we need to STOP and RESET. It’s like hitting the Ctrl+Alt+Del command on your computer when you have too many tabs and […]

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Preparing for the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Assessment

Are you scheduled to take the Watson-Glaser™ II Critical Thinking Appraisal assessment for training or selection and looking for a practice test? Then I have bad news for you. Because the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal assessment is the most widely known assessment for measuring critical thinking skills and is most often used to select employees, therefore you will […]

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