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Q: what is the relationship between emotions, biases, and critical thinking?
A: Emotion should not play a role in the critical thinking process. Critical thinking involves analyzing and evaluating information. You must be clear, accurate, precise, logical and fair. [ In order to complete this task emotion can not be part of the process. Emotion severely HAMPERS the critical thinking process as it clouds our judgment to fact and reason. so you may end up being biased when
you let your emotion override your Critical thinking. [wink] ]
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User: what is the relationship between emotions, biases, and critical thinking?

Weegy: Emotion should not play a role in the critical thinking process. Critical thinking involves analyzing and evaluating information. You must be clear, accurate, precise, logical and fair. [ In order to complete this task emotion can not be part of the process. Emotion severely HAMPERS the critical thinking process as it clouds our judgment to fact and reason. so you may end up being biased when you let your emotion override your Critical thinking. [wink] ]
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User: can they coexist?

User: can emotions, biases and critical thinking coexist?

Weegy: The most fundamental concept of critical thinking is simple and intuitive. All humans think. It is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed, or down-right prejudiced. [ Unfortunately shoddy thinking is costly, both in money and in quality of life. Critical thinking begins, then, when we start thinking about our thinking with a view to improving it. Beyond this basic conceptualization, there are several ways to define critical thinking. Here are some: The art of analyzing and evaluating thinking with a view to improving it. Disciplined, self-directed thinking which meets appropriate intellectual standards (like clarity, accuracy, significance, relevance, fairness). Thinking that works to develop intellectual traits such as intellectual integrity, intellectual humility, intellectual empathy. Self-guided, self-disciplined thinking which attempts to reason at the highest level of quality in a fair-minded way. ]
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Updated 8/9/2012 5:30:00 PM
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Yes, they can co-exist. The critical thinking skill is one of eliciting a thought process that will remove an emotional bias. These biases may hinder our ability to think clearly and correctly on a given subject.
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