Tip 3: Not Just Filter: Evaluate Ideas to Form New Ideas
Everybody knows the importance of evaluating information. The practices of evaluation itself ensure you work with the most suitable piece of information for the best output.
But do you know how to stay away from unreliable information?
Let's watch the clip below.
Other than unreliable information, you should also beware of using (or even producing) biased information! A sub-field of psychology studies different kinds of biases people commit when they use information. There are at least 12 kinds of biases that people commonly commit! So next time when you evaluate an idea or a piece of info, see if the author has committed any of the following biases:
Remember, to support your view, claims, and ideas put forward in your research, you must properly quote other's work. Unsupported claims are irresponsible, unscientific, and lead to serious consequence in offending academic dishonesty!