Introduction to Thinking : (What is thinking? (:check:Thinking is any…
Introduction to Thinking :
What is thinking?
:check:Thinking is any mental activity that helps solve a problem,answer a question,make a decision,or fulfill a need to understand something.
:check:We think about a lot of things everyday and everytime.
:check:Fact,according to research done o the human brain the results of which were published in a popular newsmagazine,the average person thinks 70,000 thoughts on any single day(Anon,2012).
:green_cross:As a conclusion,thinking is what we do everytimes. We think every single things from less complicated things till hard things.
The Human Brain
is a complex organ which is vital to the existence of human beings as it sends and receives messages from various sensory organs of the body by way of nerves that are interconnected to it with the aid of the spinal cord.
Tips to having an Improved Brain
:check:Learning a new language provides a workout for our brain's prefrontal cortex,which affects decision making.
:check:An activity such as knitting helps refine one's motor ability which can bolster one's cognitive skills.
:check:Constantly checking text messages,email and tweets on your smartphone disrupts focus and saps productivity.
:check:Drinking plenty of water hydrates our bodies but it is also good for brain as dehydration forces the brain to work harder and may dampen its planning ability.
The two hemisphere of the brain
:check:human brain is divided to halves or hemisphere
:check:2 sides are connected to each other by a thick cable of nerves at the base of each hemisphere its called
:check:Right hemisphere deals mainly with nonverbal domains,philosophy,religion,arts and instinct.
:check:Left hemisphere deals mainly with verbal messages,logic,science,mathematical and analytical capabilities.
As a conclusion
, human brain look like medium-size cauliflower that blood supply oxygen to help brain functioning properly and a few ways to improved brain by doing or consuming some things.Each sides of brain have their own capabilities .Left brain engaged critical thinking while creative thinking is usually a product of right brain.
Levels of Thinking
:check:Level 2: Understanding
:check: Level 3:Applying
:check: Level 4:Analyzing
:check:Level 5: Evaluating
Characteristics of good thinker
:check:good thinkers tend to produce more and better ideas
:check:tend to look at problems and issues from different angles
:check:come up with unusual and imaginative ideas
:check:not afraid of negative response to their ideas
:check:more willing to take risk by experimenting with various solutions
Habits that hinder thinking
:check:resistance to change
As a conclusion,
thinking is affected by a few other things. That why there are 6 levels of thinking to give best solutions.Person who have good thinker always use 6 levels of thinking for come up with unusual ideas.Good thinker also open to accept others opinions.
Stages of memory
Types of memory
Improving our memory
:check:break down information into chunks.
:check:use organizing stationery or gadgets to help remember
:check:use various sensory mode
:check:relate present information to past information
As a conclusion,
most people think of memory as being either good or bad.3 stages of memory begin with acceptance information then put in storage and finally recalling information when it need.