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By Keith Suter

Conversing without delay approximately one of many gravest subject matters in fresh political background, this authoritative consultant offers a concise assessment of the background and politics of terrorism. Conflicts from world wide are tested intimately, together with terrorist efforts within the center East, Russia, Northern eire, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka. Wider subject matters also are mentioned, together with the right way to take care of rogue states to the effectiveness of present intelligence enterprises.

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Once aware of your heuristics and biases, then you can pivot between using critical and lateral thinking to solve problems. THINKING ABOUT THINKING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS Critical and Lateral Thinking Homeland security practitioners of all sorts have discussed the importance of critical thinking skills to understand and solve complex problems. While critical thinking skills are highly important, another kind of thinking called “lateral or creative thinking” can also be important. In critical thinking, or in this context, vertical thinking, one moves from a sequential step‐by‐step process of reason and evaluation to judge the true value of a statement.

Accessed April 05, 2016. com/mindset/practical‐guide‐brain‐works. Baker, Stephen. Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Stoney, Graham. ” April 27, 2011. Accessed April 05, 2016. com/mindset/practical‐guide‐brain‐works. Handel, Steven. ” The Emotion Machine. January 31, 2011. Accessed May 20, 2016. com/8‐biases‐that‐cripple‐smart‐ decision‐making. 6. , Daniel. ” PsychAlive. June 20, 2010. Accessed April 05, 2016. org/minding‐the‐brain‐by‐daniel‐ siegel‐m‐d‐2.

This is a valuable insight for homeland security practitioners in that when giving choices to the public, put the ones you want them to choose at the beginning. 90 Biases can be mental blind spots for solving problems and for many people. 91 This makes it ­difficult to make rational decisions at times. Since most biases are outside the conscious awareness of most people, the propensity for errors in decision‐making is high. ”92 Biases are energy efficient because there is only so much information that can be processed by our brains before we reach cognitive overload.

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