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Jumping to Conclusions

In Therapy

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.

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