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Transitive inference is a form of inferential reasoning. For example, if A > B and B > C and C > D and D > E, then it can be concluded without being told than B > D. "greater than (>)" can be replaced with any other (supposedly) transitive relation, such as "better than" or "darker-colored than".

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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.


You must specify conditions before you can define contrasts.

In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.


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Transitive inference in two lemur species (Eulemur macaco and Eulemur fulvus).
Tromp D, Meunier H, Roeder JJ
American journal of primatology (Am J Primatol)
2015 Mar

Frontal and parietal lobe activation during transitive inference in humans.
Acuna BD, Eliassen JC, Donoghue JP, Sanes JN
(Cereb Cortex)
2002 Dec