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Concrete thinking

thinking of objects or ideas as specific items rather than as an abstract representation of a more general concept, as contrasted with abstract thinking (e.g., perceiving a chair and a table as individual useful items and not as members of the general class, furniture).

Creative thinking, productive thinking, with novel rather than routine elements and results.

magical thinking, the irrational equating of thinking with doing.

Prelogical thinking, a concrete type of thinking, characteristic of children and primitives, to which schizophrenic persons are sometimes said to regress.

Synonym: archaic-paralogical thinking, prelogical mind.

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