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        It is important to define inference.  Inference is an
important concept that is related to psychology.  One topic
in psychology is judgment.  What is an inference?   Below is
one possible definition of an inference.

Inference Definition:

An inference is a judgment that is derived from facts and
evidence.


Inference Examples:

       
In order to have a better understanding of the concept
of inference, it would be important to consider possible
examples of inference.  Below are some inference examples:

1.  A person makes a judgment about whether pictures
influence donations to charity based on the findings of
randomized experiments concerning the influence of
pictures on donations to charity.

2.  While taking a walk in the neighborhood, a person makes
a judgment about the number of people who have cats in his
or her neighborhood by observing the number of cats that
are in the yards of the houses.