Jumping to Conclusions
The Thinking Error of jumping to conclusions is fairly self-explanatory: a child jumps to a negative interpretation of the facts even though there is not enough (or even no) evidence to support that conclusion. It is broken down into two specific subtypes: mind reading and the fortune-telling error.
In Critical Thinking
Loosely speaking, jumping to conclusions is simply the result of forming a belief when there is not enough evidence to justify doing so. For more specific detail, visit the pages of each subtype.