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The University of Central Florida (UCF) Forum is a weekly series of opinion columns presented by the UCF News & Information. The columns are the opinions of the writers, who serve on the UCF Forum panel of faculty members, staffers and students for a year. A new column is posted each Wednesday at UCF Today and then broadcast between 7:50 and 8 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-FM (89.9).

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Common wisdom; Ideas; Beliefs; Representations; Logical fallacies; Cognitive biases; Metathinking; Thinking; Ask questions


I find myself at the end of 2016 thinking about how differently we all make sense out of our shared experiences this year. “Common wisdom” seems to have it that 2016 was generally worse than other years – some of our favorite people died and the wheels fell off of whatever we thought they were on.


Learning; Reasoning; Thought and thinking; Inquiry-based learning; Education

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Janz, Bruce B., 1960-(VIAF); Janz, Bruce B., 1960-(LC)


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