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Common Barriers to Critical Thinking

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When does self-interested thinking become a problem?

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1. What is an assumption?

2. Why is group bias a barrier to critical thinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments have been fabricated to help you review the barriers of critical thinking. The quiz will cover some topics like why barriers to critical thinking happen and the people who are susceptible to these barriers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you complete this worksheet and interactive quiz, you can go over these topics:

  • What an assumption is
  • When self-interested thinking becomes a problem
  • Why group bias is a barrier to critical thinking
  • The terms used to describe our tendency to focus on just our own needs or the needs of our own group

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the term used to describe when a person only focuses on their needs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to learn why self-interested thinking would become a problem
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cons of group bias and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson called Common Barriers to Critical Thinking can help you review more topics about barriers to critical thinking. This lesson will also help you:

  • Understand the negatives of only focusing on your own needs
  • Define group bias
  • Learn how people can improve their critical thinking skills
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