Critical Thinking and Decision Making

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Critical Thinking and Decision Making 2


Critical thinking and decision making process involves the background of cognitive science as well as experiences of the real world. There are three styles of thinking i.e. closed question, emotional and logical. Like the personalities, thinking of one person may differ from the other, even though how similar their cause may be. Thus critical thinking is an important facet of decision making. The intellectual works of the other person may be evaluated with ease through critical thinking. Thus it is an interesting way of turning your weaknesses into strength by careful evaluation.


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Critical Thinking and Decision Making


Humans have to be brave enough in taking sound decisions, as it is the most vital part of their lives. Thought process and decision making is vital from choosing where to work, what to wear, where to dine or even how to be more attractive. It is the thought process that precedes the action plan for something to be done (Gambrill, 2012, 500-501).


The availability of information is a chief factor for the effectiveness of the process of decision making. Simple as well as enough information may help a lot in carrying out the action plan of the same. On the other hand, the unavailability of source of information may result in demoralization of the goals set in one's mind. One may easily gather a large amount of information through...