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The Starting Point The unexamined life is not worth living - Socrates Know Thyself - Oracle at Delphi Something to think about Would you rather know the truth how things really are without a doubt What influences Identity culture - the era in which you live the place you live geography -genetics - inherited dispositions -school -religion -family -friends -life experiences -tradition -media Birth Orderrd Born to Rebel by Frank Sulloway Oldestresponsible aggressive leader Only Child mature relates to adults leader Middlediplomat sociable tender-hearted Youngestcreative innovative initiates change Effect on media on attention span What many people today perceive to be dullness in teachers textbook authors and work assignments may actually be their own deficiency Television viewing and other modern entertainments may have prevented them from developing a mature attention span Advertising A Short History 19th century common-sense strategy 1950s consumer research based on statistical analysis market research Motivational Research looked for the hidden whys of consumer behaviour Dr Ernest Dichter Sex Sells 60s and 70s VALS combined study of social values and buying habits value and lifestyle What is Critical Thinking thinking a mental activity over which we exercise some control 1Testing the accuracy of statements 2Evaluating the soundness of reasoning 3Challenging ideas by asking questions Critical Thinking is NOT -arguing -being original -having the right answer -giving reasons -something you are either born with or not Mind or Brain -last 20 years we know 1 of what there is to know about the brain T Buzan -2 upper brains not one -Sperry and Ornstein brain linked by complex network of nerve fibres called the Corpus Collosum Left CortexRight Cortex -words-rhythm -logic-spatial awareness -numbers-Gestalt whole picture -sequence-imagination -linearity-day-dreaming -analysis-colour -lists-dimension Complementarity -Prof Eran Zaidel U of California complimentarity of cortices -Subsequent research showed that when people developed an area they previously considered weak all areas of
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