PERSPECTIVES: Avoiding Traps in Crisis Thinking–A Higher Education Priority

“During a time of crisis, people are prone to focus on the tactical…but doing so is operating according to our human bias to stay linear and avoid the existential. Asking “how might we” questions suggest possibilities, which hopefully subverts our cognitive tendency to ignore, resist, or deny emotionally threatening ideas.” José Antonio Bowen,  president emeritus, Goucher College, writing in Inside Higher Education. Read more here.

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