Higher Level Thinking

As a higher level thinker, it is your job to realize when information is sloppy, halfformed, misleading and then to question it. To uncover bias, to differentiate between opinion and fact, to judge arguments and arrive at a conclusion based on sound reasoning and evidence.

For the beginner, this can be a bit overwhelming. That鈥檚 okay! Just remember鈥 you are building a skill and skills take time.

Here is a list of the common types of higher level thinking you will employ throughout your studies:


To help sharpen your thinking skills, become familiar with the common mistakes in higher level thinking.