AFFIRMING THE CONSEQUENT

an official misconception in which someone confirms the side effect of an If

AFFIRMING THE CONSEQUENT: "Example of affirming the consequent: If the temperature is below freezing, the pond will be frozen. The pond is frozen, therefore the temperature must be below freezing."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AFFIRMING THE CONSEQUENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affirming-the-consequent/ (accessed October 30, 2020).
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