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Cognitive abilities

Careers that require proficiency in logical reasoning

  • Logic abilities demonstrate the ability to reason effectively and perceive the physical world. Logical reasoning skills help pinpoint where a given set of conditions will lead and provide the capacity to make accurate deductions.
  • The practical significance of proficiency in this area cannot be overstated as it allows one to adapt adequately to new situations.

Deductive logic

Example: Which conclusions logically follow from these two statements

All Titanians are Ultas

Some Ultas are Xanadorans

A. Some Ultas are Titanians

B. Some Xanadorans are Ultas

C. All Ultas are Titanians

C. All Titanians are Xanadorans

A and B

Suitable careers for applicants with proficiency in deductive reasoning.

  • Judges
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Neurologists
  • Air traffic controllers
  • Education administrators
  • Radiologists
  • Physicists
  • Mathematicians
  • Physicians
  • CEOs

Inductive logic

Example: Whic object comes next?

Logical induction shape sequence

Example 3: Logical induction shape sequence.

Suitable careers for applicants with proficiency in inductive reasoning.

  • Physicians
  • Neurologists
  • Obstetricians
  • Immunologists
  • Preventive medicine physicians
  • Biochemists
  • Biostatisticians
  • Judges
  • Epidemiologist
  • Geneticists

Analytical reasoning

Example: Which mountain is higher?

Statement 1: Makalu is higher than Broad Peak.

Statement 2: Makalu is lower than K2.

If the first two statements are true then K2 is higher than Broad Peak.

True/False/Cannot be determined.


Suitable careers for applicants with proficiency in analytical reasoning.

Grouping, ordering and the application of rules play a central role in analytical reasoning.

  • Biochemists
  • Clinical data managers
  • Biophysicists
  • Physicists
  • Chemical engineers
  • Biologists
  • Materials engineers
  • Construction managers
  • File clerks
  • Mathematicians