Training your brain in lockdown
Changes in lifestyle due to COVID-19 distancing require more deliberate actions to exercise our thinking skills; University of Melbourne experts have some tips.
Our business leaders must think critically
Critical thinking has become highly valued in business, but University of Melbourne research finds that these skills aren’t taught to business students.
Friends, Romans, Fake News
In a world of 'alternative facts' and spin, Shakespeare helps teach us how to grasp complexity and expose manipulation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Crowdsourcing security intelligence
Inspired by how bees make collective decisions, University of Melbourne researchers are exploring how crowdsourcing techniques may help intelligence analysis
Tech savvy teaching of critical thinking
A key aim of universities is critical thinking skills, but many are failing. A University of Melbourne expert finds new technologies could help teach them.
Making big sense of big data: The quest to improve human reasoning
US intelligence is investing millions of dollars in a global research effort to boost analytical thinking by unlocking the reason in crowds