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Characteristics of Strong Critical Thinkers

Strong critical thinkers demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • inquisitive with regard to a wide range of issues
  • concerned to become and remain well-informed
  • alert to opportunities to use critical thinking
  • trusting in the processes of reasoned inquiry
  • self-confident in their reasoning skills
  • open-minded regarding divergent world views
  • flexible when considering alternatives and opinions
  • understanding of the opinions of other people
  • fair-minded when appraising reasoning
  • honest in facing biases, prejudices, stereotypes, or egocentric tendencies
  • prudent in suspending, making or altering judgments
  • willing to reconsider and revise views where honest reflection suggests that change is warranted

Based on the APA Expert Consensus Delphi Report description of strong critical thinkers.
Original article: Characteristics of Strong Critical Thinkers From the APA Delphi Report


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