Links:Thinking Critically and Creatively


For a good explanation of Kohlberg's stages of moral development and critical thinking go to:
http://faculty.plts.edu/gpence/html/kohlberg.htm 

The Virginia Tech site has many resources on creative and critical thinking including radical thinking, making a mind map and thinking like a genius.
http://www.studygs.net/index.htm 

Click the following link for an index of resources about Critical Thinking on the Web:
http://www.austhink.org/critical/

Visit the Fallacy Files for a definition, history, examples, resources and quotes.  There is even a Fallacy Watch where people can submit examples of fallacies in reasoning.
http://www.fallacyfiles.org/quounquo.html

The Virtual Salt website provides an introduction to critical and creative thinking.  It has information on negative attitudes that block creativity, mental blocks to creativity and positive attitudes for creative thinking:
http://www.virtualsalt.com/crebook1.htm 

The Virtual Salt website also has creative thinking techniques including brainstorming, idea generating questions and block busting.
http://www.virtualsalt.com/crebook2.htm 


Visit the Creativity Web for resources on creativity and innovation:
Creativity Web

Visit Mind Tools for additional problem solving and analytical techniques including brainstorming, critical path analysis, decision trees, force field analysis and other critical thinking techniques: 
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_CT.htm   

Visit the Creative Thinking Skills for Life and Education site for tools for teaching creativity.
http://www.asa3.org/ASA/education/think/creative.htm

Quotations for creative thinking:
http://creativequotations.com/

Brain Apps

You can find apps for exercising your brain including brain teasers, games and creativity boosters at: http://www.onlinepsychologydegree.net/2012/07/24/your-brain-on-apps-improving-cognitive-functioning/