Reasoning by Exclusion

Sander Klerk, Ivo Jacobs

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Representing mutually exclusive alternatives (“A or B”), ruling out one or multiple alternatives (“not A”), and thereby concluding that the remaining alternative must be true (“therefore B”).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior
EditorsJennifer Vonk, Todd Shackelford
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-47829-6
Publication statusPublished - 2021 May 6

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Behavioral Sciences Biology

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