Holmes, N.G. Wieman, Carl, E. & Bonn, D.A. (1999). Teaching Critical Thinking. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States of America. 112 (36) Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1505329112
The ability to make decisions based on data is a necessary and viable skill that is far too infrequently taught. This study reports the results of applying repeated practice and feedback on decisions involving acquisition of data and relating it to scientific models as conducted in an introductory physics laboratory course.