In a recent study, one group of participants watched video recordings of themselves running on treadmills, and a seco...

pbt5097 on July 23, 2022

Unbelievable question

I understand the logic behind choice D, but I just wanted to come on here and say that I think this question is ridiculous. I could very easily argue that watching your identical twin seems isn't analogous to watching yourself because, to state the obvious, if you are watching your twin, you aren't watching yourself!

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Emil-Kunkin on July 27, 2022

Hi PBT5097,

I agree that these are not exactly the same thing, and no analogy will be exactly the same thing, but the point of this is to weaken the argument. It does not have to be a perfect weakener, but it does have to cast doubt on the conclusion.