Thinking and Decision Essay

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“Critical thinking is the art of thinking about thinking while thinking in order to make thinker better” (Kirby & Goodpaster, 2007, p.1). There are several different thinking styles and different way to making decision in everything you do. When you make decision, it affects your personal life as well as your profession. How you use the different depends on the decision you are making and based on your experience in using the styles. In this paper I will compare and contrast three of the many thinking styles, which are logic, creative and persuasive. When studying these thinking styles will hopefully help you become better at making and analyzing decisions. The three different thinking styles I decided to choose all have some similarities and differences. To first start with the creative and logical thinking style, creative thinkers use the left side of their brain, while logic thinks use the right side of their brain. Also creative thinkers normally have an artistic mindset and are always thinking of creative ideas. Logical thinkers pay more attention to scientific techniques. Another differs is creative thinkers use perception, logic and comprehending life surrounding to help with their decision making process. Logical thinkers use studying and calculation. When talking about a persuasive thinker, they use logic to persuade to others. To influence someone required logic and I believe that successful persuasion is always a plus. A winning persuader will be conscious of “our root elements: values, needs, biases, and beliefs” (Kirby & Goodpaster, 2007, p.
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