Learners examine eight different kinds of faulty logic or perception that interfere with critical thinking. They are superstition, ignorance, clustering illusion, false analogies, gambler’s fallacy, irrelevant comparisons, post hoc fallacy, and slippery slope fallacy. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome these barriers.
Learners examine how language can interfere with clear communication. They select examples of ambiguity, assuring expressions, doublespeak euphemisms, jargon, emotive content, false implications, meaningless comparisons, and vagueness. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome these barriers.