REASONING By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Logical processes of an inductive or deductive nature used to draw a conclusion from fact or premise. 2. The sequential set of arguments used to establish a conclusion. REASONING: "Let us use reasoning when deciding who should go first." Related Psychology Terms ARGUMENT PARADOX REASONING TEST TRANSDUCTIVE REASONING DEDUCTION SYLLOGISM DEDUCTIVE REASONING TWO-PLUS-TWO PHENOMENON BELIEF PERSEVERANCE POSTPOSITIVISM Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REASONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reasoning/ (accessed January 16, 2019).