Nowadays, information flows quickly without any limitations on distance. Humans possessing synthesizing mind do not waste time when synthesizing the deluge of data, are able to select useful data and avoid data causing danger. This study aimed to examine the consistency of the synthesizing mind model with empirical data. The research sample consisted of 580 lower secondary school students. The research instrument was a 30 item self-report survey on synthesizing mind developed according to the 4 factors of synthesizing mind including; access; synthesize; evaluate and; create. An analysis of Second Order Confirmatory Factor showed that the synthesizing mind model is consistent with empirical data.
Synthesizing mind, confirmatory factor analysis