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We navigate a complex world to arrive at solutions that meet our purpose. Reasoning research investigates how people cope with complex conditions, abstract meaning, interrogate possibilities, and ultimately arrive at solutions. For example, we are studying the process by which people are able to think abstractly and use analogy to appreciate deeper levels of similarity in their environment.

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