thinking skills and competences
Skills and competences relating to the ability to apply the mental processes of gathering, conceptualizing, analysing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication. They include the ability to evaluate and use information of different kinds to plan activities, achieve goals, solve problems, deal with issues and perform complex tasks in routine and novel ways.
cognitive skills and competences
use of reason and logic