32 Habits That Make Thinkers
32 Habits That Make Thinkers 1. Doesn’t always seek to please others 2. Is a charismatic listener 3. Can learn from anything 4. Asks “Why?” almost annoyingly 5. Is comfortable with uncertainty 6. Writes for their own understanding, not performance 7. Values questions over answers 8. Thinks laterally, endlessly connecting this to that, here to…
Finding 1. Skim past less helpful info. 2. Use relevant keywords 3. Choose general vs. specific searches 4. Document/curate artifacts from search process Evaluation 1. For credibility 2. For timeliness 3. For bias 4. For relevance Citing 1. Understanding rights/copyrights/creative common 2. Use appropriate citation form (MLS, ALA) Questioning 1. Begin inquiry with relevant question…
A cognitive bias is an inherent thinking ‘blind spot’ that reduces thinking accuracy and results inaccurate–and often irrational–conclusions.