[C06] The Cognitive Reflection Test



Module: Critical thinking


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In the last tutorial we discussed the importance of metacognition for critical thinking. There is an interesting test associated with metacognition and reflection that has been proposed by management professor Shane Frederick. It is known as the Cognitive Reflection Test. There are only three short questions in the test. You can try it out here.

Get a pen and pencil ready and then click the button below to reveal the questions. There is no time limit but it should not take more than a few minutes.


When you are done, here are the answers:

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