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Current Level of Thinking

Briefly discuss how you see your current level of thinking. How skilled do you feel your thinking is right now? Give recent examples in your own life where you have used first-order and second-order thinking.

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1. Briefly discuss how you see your current level of thinking. How skilled do you feel your thinking is right now? Give recent examples in your own life where you have used first-order and second-order thinking.

This question is straightforward. It is asking you to evaluate your own thinking level and skills, and provide examples of first-order and second-order thinking.

Do you think your current level is skilled in terms of challenging assumptions and doing things different for example, when you learn new information of a different way to approach a problem? Do you engage in critical and reflective thinking to come up with the best solutions to a problem, after coming up with and evaluating several alternative solutions - different ways to doing the same thing? If you do, your level of thinking could be rated as being more in line with second-order thinking (discussed below) than first-order thinking, which is considered more advanced in terms of thinking skills and abilities. It makes use of executive high-order brain functioning associated with high levels of ...

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Briefly discusses how a person sees her current level of thinking, and how skilled a person feels her thinking is right now. It also gives life examples where a person has used first-order and second-order thinking.

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