BehaviourEducationFamily ServicesSupport ServicesToolsYouthCritical Thinking

Author(s): Mincemoyer, C., Perkins, D. F., & Munyua, C.; Penn State University

Collection Method: Self-reported questionnaire

Scoring Method: Uses a scale with the following ratings: (1) Never; (2) Rarely; (3) Somewhat; (4) Often; (5) Always. Scores can be summed up with higher scores indicating higher degree of critical thinking.

Number of questions: 20

Price: Free

Key Points:

    • Suitable for ages 12-18, the tool measures young people’s degree of critical thinking when making decisions
    • Suitable for programs working with youth with behavioural problems and impulse control

This tool was created by a group of researchers from Penn State University, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.