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A framework for critical thinking, rational thinking, and intelligence.

  title={A framework for critical thinking, rational thinking, and intelligence.},
  author={K. E. Stanovich and P. J. Stanovich},
  • K. E. Stanovich, P. J. Stanovich
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Critical thinking is highly valued in educational writings if not in practice. Despite a substantial literature on the subject, for many years the area of critical thinking was notorious for its conceptual diffi culties. For example, years ago Cuban (1984) lamented that “defi ning thinking skills, reasoning, critical thought, and problem solving is troublesome to both social scientists and practitioners. Troublesome is a polite word; the area is a conceptual swamp” (p. 676). There has been some… CONTINUE READING

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