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Critical Thinking - Emotional Thinking Style

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Analyze at least four different types of thinking styles. (I only need help with Emotional)

Compare and contrast the four different types of thinking and comment on how each affects the critical-thinking process. Finally, apply critical thinking to the decision-making process by discussing 1 workplace example that highlights each of the four different types of thinking you have examined.

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Emotional thinking is the opposite, though not the direct opposite of rational thinking. Emotional thinking requires little beyond the basic thought patterns and makes a decision based on previous knowledge, usually clearly and specifically. The pattern of this type of thinking is not based on getting all the facts, nor does it require much "thought." It is a reaction type of thinking.

Emotional thinking is closely related to stress. An example of an emotional thinking decision ...

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A description and discussion on the emotional style of thinking.