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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 3130A/B
Professor
John Paul Minda
Semester
Winter

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DeductionMovieLabyrinthSarahsCertainDeathRiddleyounggirlhasayoungerbrotherwhoshewishesoutloudwouldbestolentheyoungbabyisstolenbyagoblinkinghidesthebabyinalabyrinthshecomesupwithtwodoorswithagoblinprotectingeachdoorneedtofigureoutwhichoneitissimpleproblembutPremise 1 One of the doors lead to castle the other leads to certain death Premise 2 She could only ask onePremise 3 One always tells the truth the other always liesBlue says you could only ask one of us KnightsandKnavesOnafictionalislandallinhabitantsareeitherknightswhoalwaystellthetruthorknaveswhoalwayslieJohnandBillliveontheislandofknightsandknavesQuestion1JohnWearebothknavesWhatknightknaveareJohnandBillSolutiontoQuestion1JohnWearebothknavesExtendthestatementJohnisaknaveandBillisaknaveIfJohnwereaknighthewouldnotbeabletosaythathewasaknavesincehewouldbelyingThereforethestatementJohnisaknavemustbetrueButknaveslieandonestatementistruetheotherstatementmustbefalseThereforethestatementBillisaknavemustbefalsewhichleadstotheconclusionthatBillisaknightThesolutionisthatJohnisaknaveandBillisaknightFinal Exam Q problem solving and causal make statement about if something is this then it cant be the other exclusive statement ReasoningandLogicReasoninggoingbeyondthegiveninformationtocomprehendasituationmakingconclusionspredictionsanddeductions
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