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Synonyms for generalization



Synonyms for generalization

reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

an idea or conclusion having general application

the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

(psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

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This means that practitioners' generalisations are under constant scrutiny.
If you have broad generalisation, then you need to move the mouse just once, and there you are calibrated," said Kording.
Generalisations can be a bit borderline - think most of what passed itself as comedy during the 1970s - and they can be disastrous.
If your newspaper made the same lazy generalisations about the behaviour of a minority of people of a particular race, you could be prosecuted in law.
Generalisations decay over time, and they decay over distance.
Ms Coons identified the top 11 generalisations she heard during interviews with Bahrainis and Americans and those 22 generalisations are discussed throughout the book in conversational style.
The students suggested generalisations such as 'When an /ee/ sound is heard at the beginning or middle of a word, it won't be made by 'ey' and 'When 'ey' is used to make an /ee/ sound it will always be at the end of the word.
I say that I read only some of it because I do not enjoy reading articles and columns which promote sweeping generalisations, prejudice and hatred.
Although there is no standard way to define a term, texts in logic such as Copi (1982) and Manicas and Kruger (1976) provide useful introductions which can be adapted to define empirical generalisations.
Its particular value is that Zukowsky advances beyond 1933 and reiterates the truth that easy pejorative generalisations about Nazi architecture are meaningless and that while international monumental Classicism was alone acceptable for public projects, Modern architecture was perfectly acceptable for other building types.
Recent cases show that companies can't make change stick by mimicking the generalisations of the latest guru and imposing a concept of change at odds with the company's values - especially if it overturns at a stroke time-honoured processes and systems.
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