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Co-Learning Computational and Design Thinking Using Educational Robotics: A Case of Primary School Learners in Namibia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) [Sensors (Basel)] 2022 Oct 25; Vol. 22 (21). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 25.

Abstract: In a two-day educational robotics workshop in a Namibian primary boarding school, learners with no programming skills managed to apply both computational and design thinking skills with the aid of educational robotics. Educational robotics has proved t...

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Creative flexibility and creative persistence: Evaluating the effects of instructed vs autonomous choices to shift vs. dwell on divergent and convergent thinking.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Consciousness and cognition [Conscious Cogn] 2022 Oct; Vol. 105, pp. 103417. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 07.

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Abstract: To creatively solve complex problems both flexibility and persistence are needed. Recent studies have suggested that creativity is improved by instructing participants to switch more frequently between two task items. However, "switch costs" are a well...

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Divergent thinking in Italian elementary school children: the key role of probabilistic reasoning style.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cognitive processing [Cogn Process] 2022 Nov; Vol. 23 (4), pp. 637-645. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 26.

Abstract: Divergent thinking is widely recognised as an individual creative potential and an essential factor in fostering creativity since the early stages of life. Albeit previous research revealed that creativity could be pursued through controlled mental pro...

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Effectiveness of case scenario-based teaching to transition international Master of Public Health students specialising in health promotion from memorization to critical thinking.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals [Health Promot J Austr] 2022 Oct; Vol. 33 Suppl 1, pp. 39-49. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 28.

Abstract: Issue Addressed: Critical thinking is essential to health promotion to overcome increasingly complex health issues. International students from Middle East and Asia are however disadvantaged when required to demonstrate critical thinking mainly because...

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Learning science concepts through prompts to consider alternative possible worlds.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of experimental child psychology [J Exp Child Psychol] 2022 Oct; Vol. 222, pp. 105466. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 07.

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Abstract: We investigated whether prompting children to think counterfactually when learning a complex science concept (planetary habitability) would promote their learning and transfer. In Study 1, children (N = 102 6- and 7-year-olds) were either prompted to t...

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Introducing conspiracy intuitions to better understand conspiracy beliefs.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Current opinion in psychology [Curr Opin Psychol] 2022 Oct; Vol. 47, pp. 101395. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 16.

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Abstract: Belief in conspiracy theories results from a combination of intuitive and deliberative cognitive processes (van Prooijen, Klein, & Milošević Đorđević, 2020). We propose a novel construct, conspiracy intuitions, the subjective sense that an event or cir...

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Perceived Social Support Increases Creativity: Experimental Evidence.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Sep 19; Vol. 19 (18). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 19.

Abstract: The literature has consistently shown that social support has a positive relationship with creativity. However, further investigation is needed to clarify the causal relationship between the two constructs. The present study addressed this need by expl...

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A suggestion for critical thinking in nursing: Chess.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nursing forum [Nurs Forum] 2022 Sep; Vol. 57 (5), pp. 977-980. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 28.

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Abstract: Chess is a sport of thinking dating back to ancient times. In this sport, the players plan and apply the move that we can define as the most correct or strongest in response to the opponent's move and aims to win the game by evaluating the result of ea...

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Fresh thinking will help us find workforce solutions.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): BMJ (Clinical research ed.) [BMJ] 2022 Nov 15; Vol. 379, pp. o2704. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 15.

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Abstract: Competing Interests: Competing interests: None declared.

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Ethics and New Health Technologies: An Innovative Descriptive Analysis of the State of the Literature.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Creative nursing [Creat Nurs] 2022 Nov 10; Vol. 28 (4), pp. 221-227.

Abstract: The exponential advancement of health technologies has led to an increasing need for awareness and critical thinking about the potential unintended consequences and ethical dilemmas that may arise from using new technologies. Unfortunately, many ethica...

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