Review of Scientific Reasoning

In general, we define scientific reasoning as domain general abilities along several skill dimensions. A developing list of such skill dimensions includes

 

  • Control of Variables
  • Proportions and Ratios
  • Probability
  • Correlational Reasoning
  • Basic Logical Reasoning
  • Inductive reasoning
  • Causal Reasoning
  • Hypothetical-Deductive Reasoning 

 

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