DEDUCTION By N., Sam M.S. - 31 1. The conclusion arrived at after reasoning processes. 2. Process of deductive reasoning. Compare induction. DEDUCTION: "Joe's result came after careful deduction of all parameters." Related Psychology Terms APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) RULES OF INFERENCE Diagnosis and Treatment Planning OTIS-LENNON SCHOOL ABILITY TEST (OLSAT) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Dissociative Identity Disorder Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEDUCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deduction/ (accessed August 17, 2022).