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Participants generate or evaluate conclusions based on given or well-known premises.

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deductive reasoning task has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
as measured by the contrast:

Phenotypes associated with deductive reasoning task


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IMPLEMENTATIONS of deductive reasoning task
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EXTERNAL DATASETS for deductive reasoning task
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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.


In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.

correct conclusions
correct judgements

An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


Reasoning in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Simpson J, Cove J, Fineberg N, Msetfi RM, J Ball L
The British journal of clinical psychology / the British Psychological Society (Br J Clin Psychol)
2007 Nov

The effect of negative emotion on deductive reasoning.
Blanchette I, Leese J
Experimental psychology (Exp Psychol)
2011 Jan 1