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Top 5 Suggestions for Improving your Logical Reasoning Skills

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Logical Reasoning is a way of understanding a circumstance or situation in order to reach a conclusion. This cycle necessitates a deliberate sequence of steps based on numerical techniques and provided explanations. Being able to think clearly and rationally will help you in a dynamic situation. This trait not only guides your interpersonal relationships, but it also makes you a viable pioneer. Sensible reasoning abilities significantly improve your ability to comprehend what you have discovered, to generate hypotheses, and to test those hypotheses against well-established realities before arriving at a conclusion.

Majority of Competitive exams as well as Olympiads includes a section having question based on Logical Reasoning. Many a times, students are unable to secure a good rank due to lack of reasoning ability, despite scoring high in other sections. Hence, it is important to improve your skills in this domain. To improve logical reasoning skills, first you should optimize your observation skills. Once you are able to observe the situation, you can understand the actual context within it and can make correct inferences out of it. Secondly, you should learn noticing patterns and trends. Pattern Recognition skills strengthen your mental and spatial abilities, and improve your IQ.

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There are a variety of ways to improve your logical reasoning skills. In this article, we are providing Top 5 suggestions for improving your logical reasoning skills:

  1. Participating in activities that require Abstract Thinking/ Critical Thinking

The ability to think appropriately and understand the logical connection between ideas is referred to as critical thinking. When you think critically, you need to question ideas and assumptions, rather than merely accepting them at once. Critical thinking, thus, requires to use your ability to reason. So, engage yourself in activities that require critical thinking in order to enhance your logical skills. You should take part in activities such as Sudoku, Crossword PuzzlesWord searchBrain teasers, riddles, etc. which will stimulate your brain to think, remember and make a decision. 

  1. Debate

Debate is an effective tool to boost your brain power as it stimulates your mind to think and analyse. Participating in a debate will drive your brain to search for causes and consequences that are transformed into firm arguments. You will be able to discover the key fact that can combat the argument made by the opponent. Debating, thus, requires logical thinking and good decision-making skills. Hence, participating in debates can sharpen your mind and enhance your mental ability.

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  1. Go creative

To be creative means to think ‘out-of-the-box’ to carry out new tasks. Creative people have the skill to formulate new ideas through deep thinking, and find out ways to solve problems and meet challenges. This requires lateral thinking, or the ability to perceive patterns that are not so easily noticeable. So, if you wish to enhance your logical reasoning then participate in activities that require creative skills.

  1. Keep your Mind and Body fit

Logical skills require good memory and thinking power. Scientific studies have revealed that exercise has a surprising benefit in achieving greater memory and thinking. A 20 minutes daily exercise such as running or walking can stimulate the release of growth factors that affect the health of brain cells, growth of new blood vessels and even the growth of new cells in the brain. All these factors help in boosting memory and concentration. So, make it a habit of spending at least 10-15 minutes daily for exercise.

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  1. Reading Mystery Novels

You can also read some mysterious novels. Reading them creates inquisitiveness in your mind and you try to predict the subsequent events and co-relate with what the author has to say. This can improve your analytical skills.

We hope these tips will be helpful to you in improving logical skills and sharpen your mental ability. Remember these tips are provided to help you develop these skills, however, you need a good practice of logical reasoning-based problems if you want to score high in any competitive exam. You can practice solving problems from Workbooks on logical reasoning for better exam preparation. So, start practicing today and become a master in solving logical reasoning problems. “The secret to getting ahead is getting started”.

All the Best!

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