As part of critical thinking and evaluating evidence, this video explores the reasons why students should scrutinise the information that is presented to them. [Music: Funky Suspense - Bensound.com]
Develop this skill
Being able to critically analyse information is an important skill in everyday life as well as in academic settings. For example criteria to use when inspecting evidence and further advice on checking your sources, take a look at this document on Evaluating evidence: Frequently asked questions.