analytic thinking

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Noun1.analytic thinking - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relationsanalytic thinking - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
partitioning, breakdown - an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
cost-benefit analysis - an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
dissection - a minute and critical analysis
reasoning by elimination, elimination - analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
reductionism - the analysis of complex things into simpler constituents
systems analysis - analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts
trend analysis - analysis of changes over time
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The ability to balance empathy and analytic thinking is a huge advantage in anything.
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From promoting analytic thinking to taking into account what motivates students and affects their actions, Talk About Teaching is for educators who want to open and foster dialogues that support the learning process.
They discuss developments in music therapy during the last 50 years, focusing on the practice of music therapy in groups and the ways analytic thinking has evolved within music therapy; the development of group work in music therapy in the UK; core concepts in group analysis, including interconnectedness, psychoanalytic processes, group-specific processes, the socializing process, and the role of the conductor, as well as the mother and oothero approaches; group music therapy in the early years and in terms of attachment; and clinical perspectives, including clinical vignettes, co-therapy, and experiential groups in training.
If analytic processing can override intuitive processing, then analytic thinking might undermine a support for religious belief.
We need to train and educate our intelligence analysts on their analytic thinking (gray-matter) swing mechanics, and instill a rigorous and structured analytic battle rhythm that increases and improves analytic efficiencies.
The fellowship provides opportunities to enhance skills in research and analytic thinking, written and oral scientific presentations, and the practices of preventive medicine and public health.
Empathetic and analytic thinking are, at least to some extent, mutually exclusive in the brain," he said.
Further, as part of the university's mission to enhance analytic thinking among all students, plans are underway for undergraduates in the Broad College to participate in the first-ever IBM Watson case study curriculum.

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