The perceptual blocks that influence views when it comes to critical thinking can be seen as obstacles that prevent a person from clearly perceiving the information required to solve a problem, according to The Electric Web Matrix of Digital Technology. Blocks in critical thinking are known to impede people from reaching a reasonable basis relating to beliefs.Continue Reading
The main perpetual blocks to critical thinking include a strong resistance to change, labels, ���black and white��� thinking, hasty moral judgments, cultural conditioning and a reliance on authority, according to Professor Carla Thomson, who teaches critical thinking at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif. Additional types of perpetual blocks include:
*Stereotyping or labeling: An individual is unable to see clearly when controlled by such preconceptions.
*Difficulties in isolating a problem: the person is unable to separate real problems from related problems.
*A difficulty that results when a problem has been narrowed down significantly: Little or no attention has been paid to environments or factors that surround the problem.
���Failing to use all five senses in observation. Multiple senses are regarded as extremely helpful when it comes to solving problems.
*Saturation or a sensory overload occurs when a person has been presented with too much environmental stimuli.Learn more about Logic & Reasoning