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    Common sense and peoples' beliefs

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    What are the connections between common sense and people's beliefs, and how do these differences and connections relate to critical thinking and to being a scholar-practitioner in the mental health counseling profession?

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    Hi,

    Let's start by evaluating the difference between common sense and people's beliefs.

    Zou, Tam, Morris, Lee, Lau & Chiu (2009) noted that when making everyday interpretations, individuals tend to rely on the ideas they assume are shared?on "common sense" or social representations (Moscovici, 1976). Common sense can be defined as an instinct that individuals are born with. Common sense knowledge is not limited by culture or situation it is share by everyone. For example if you stand at the bus stop in front of a poodle of water you will ...

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    Common sense and peoples' beliefs are correlated within this posting in order to contextualize the mental health counseling profession.

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