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10+ Best Articles on Critical Thinking

The most useful articles on critical thinking from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Critical Thinking Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on critical thinking by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. Theory of mind: What chess and drug dealers can teach you about manipulation
  2. Top 25 Interesting Ideas and Concepts Everyone Should Know
  3. Old thinking will break your brain.
  4. Availability bias: the tendency to use information that easily comes to mind
  5. We don’t have a hundred biases, we have the wrong model

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We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Critical Thinking, including:

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Aeon+Psyche

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. Psyche is our sister magazine focused on the human condition. Visit http://aeon.co and http://psyche.co for more.

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Big Think

Learn from the world’s greatest thinkers. Join us on https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink.

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TeachThought

Innovation in education through the growth of #teachers. PD at https://www.wegrowteachers.com; Courses and ad-free reading at https://teachthought.university

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Ness Labs

The learning community for ambitious knowledge workers. Join us to think better, learn faster, and work happier: http://nesslabs.com/membership 🧠✨

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Nautilus Magazine

Cutting-edge science, unraveled in award-winning journalism by the very brightest living thinkers. Click to subscribe to the magazine and newsletter.

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