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CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 2nd Edition (2010)












Become an effective critical thinker in just 20 minutes a day! At work, at school, and at home, critical thinking skills are essential for success. Learning to think critically will improve your decision-making and problem-solving skills, giving you the tools you need to tackle the tough decisions and choices you face.


- Learn about the standardized exams that test your critical thinking skills
- You’re taking a standardized test, and you don’t know the correct answer to a multiple-choice question? Learn the logical reasoning and deductive skills you need to eliminate wrong answers and improve your chances of choosing the right answer!

- Solve problems intelligently by utilizing good troubleshooting techniques
- Be informed when making big decisions by learning how to find the right resources

- Make sound judgment calls on the many decisions you face each day
- Learn quickly with practical everyday examples


Introduction: How to Use this Book
Lesson 1: Recognizing a Problem
Lesson 2: Defining a Problem
Lesson 3: Focused Observation
Lesson 4: Brainstorming with Graphic Organizers
Lesson 5: Setting Goals
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting
Lesson 7: Finding Resources
Lesson 8: Evaluating Facts
Lesson 9: Persuasion Techniques
Lesson 10: Misusing Information: The Numbers Game
Lesson 11: Checking Your Emotions
Lesson 12: Deductive Reasoning
Lesson 13: Misusing Deductive Reasoning: Logical Fallacies
Lesson 14: Inductive Reasoning
Lesson 15: Misusing Inductive Reasoning: Logical Fallacies
Lesson 16: Distracting Techniques
Lesson 17: Judgment Calls
Lesson 18: Explanation or Argument?
Lesson 19: Critical Thinking for Exams
Lesson 20: Putting It All Together


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