Critical Thinking

  • Robert L. Shewfelt


As discussed in Chaps. 4 and 9, we must carefully evaluate the articles we read in the scientific literature. Effective analysis of the scientific literature requires special skills, generally grouped as critical thinking. Many sources describe critical thinking (Fisher, 2001; Paul and Elder, 2002; McInerny, 2005; Browne and Keeley, 2011; Burton, 2008). Critical thinking has been defined as


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Shewfelt
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science & Technology Food Process Research & Development LaboratoryUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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