logical thinking

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Related to logical thinking: creative thinking, Critical thinking
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Noun1.logical thinking - thinking that is coherent and logicallogical thinking - thinking that is coherent and logical
cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process, thought - the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
line of reasoning, logical argument, argumentation, argument, line - a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
conjecture - reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
deductive reasoning, synthesis, deduction - reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
illation, inference - the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
prediction, anticipation, prevision - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
ratiocination - logical and methodical reasoning
reasoning backward, regress - the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
synthetic thinking, synthesis - the combination of ideas into a complex whole
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These types of questions are about your creative problem solving, the interviewer is testing your logical thinking ability.
The author's passion for food is obvious, as is his desire for logical thinking and eating.
Logical thinking makes ideas consistent and structured, so that they can be understood and carried by the team.
In short, humans do not always make the decisions that dispassionate, logical thinking would show are the best for them.
A talk show and drawing competition were held where participants shared their skills in speaking in front of an audience and showcased their talents in art and logical thinking.
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1] Applicable to all persons, with the exception of engineers, physicists and those that are able to comprehend the value of skills such as reasoning, evaluation, critical and logical thinking, questioning, and problem solving, to life beyond the walls of a mathematics classroom.
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The first stage will assess professional knowledge, ICT skills and logical thinking ability of trainers and teachers at extracurricular education institutions.
She hopes that the pieces will prompt the viewer to sometimes look upon them with logical thinking and then at other times with emotional thinking.
To bomb Syria as well as Iraq has no place in logical thinking.
An engineer's fundamental skills, such as logical thinking, problem-solving and strong numeracy, are highly desirable in many other business sectors.