Manage Your Thinking
Resources for building your skills like critical thinking, problem solving memory building, study, reading, communicating skills, mindfulness, meditation, imagination, creativity and curiosity.
New resources added monthly-ish
This book gives you information on the psychological, philosophical, and social context in which critical thinking takes place and describes the habits and attitudes that enhance such thinking. It will also help you recognize and overcome common errors in thinking. Finally, it provides a step-by-step strategy for dealing with issues. Extremely valuable for leaning how to think for yourself.
This is a website full of information on critical thinking and resources.
It is possible to learn new habits by training your brain. More importantly, it is possible to overcome deficiencies, disabilities, and damage by performing specific exercises. This article gives an overview of how.
Another website devoted to helping you understand how your brain works. There's a book you can buy, too.
This document is the one the University of Sydney provides to students during orientation so they can understand what's expected of them in terms of thinking. Easy to follow and understand and implement.
Good overview of the brain with pictures and graphs. Helpful for understanding how the structure of the brain is affected when you start learning about chemicals and the brain. It's like knowing how your fingers are attached to your hand, which is attached to your wrist when you want to catch a ball.
If you are undergoing trauma and most people do at least once in their lives, then it is going to be very difficult to think clearly. You will be more susceptible to others' influence, especially the media. Recognizing, understanding, and finding ways to heal from the trauma will move you forward so you aren't vulnerable to values, ideas and opinions that you don't really share.