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    Many years ago, W. Beveredge, an expert on thinking, made the following observation: "Probably the main characteristic of the trained thinker is that he does not jump to conclusions on insufficient evidence as the untrained man is inclined to do." Think of a recent occasion when your formed an opinion with little or no evidence.

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    I am a trained thinker but it does not apply in my personal life at times. I recently jumped to the conclusion that my husband had not told me he had found my credit card on purpose. I assumed, because I was upset at something else ...

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    A discussion on the trained thinker and how assumptions interfere with decisions made. It answers the question if a trained thinker can jump to conclusions.