Critical Thinking as a psychological principle

  1. Define Critical Thinking. Explain why this is a psychological principle and how it relates to debunking rumors, myths, and legends.
  2. Refer to how scientists conduct research. Explain how the real research can help you determine if the information in your legend, rumor, or myth was dubious or false.
  3. Your opinion of the legend, myth, or rumor should not be included. Focus of this assignment is on applying critical thinking skills to information you encounter on social media.

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