- Induction (I). The ability to observe a phenomenon and discover the underlying principles or rules that determine its behavior.
- General Sequential Reasoning (RG). The ability to reason logically using known premises and principles. This ability is also known as deductive reasoning or rule application.
- Quantitative Reasoning (RQ): The ability to reason, either with induction or deduction, with numbers, mathematical relations, and operators.
Prior definitions in this series can be found here.
Thanks to Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman for permission to to use the above graphic depiction of this CHC ability. These CHC icons are part of Dr. Kaufman's book, Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined, and are the creative work of George Doutsiopoulos.