If we draw conclusions based on just one example, we're over-generalizing. If you bombed a presentation and assume that means you're "bad" at presenting, you're over-generalizing.


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Similar Distortions

๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€ Overgeneralization is really similar to ๐ŸŒ“ All or Nothing Thinking. They both happen when we take one small problem and extrapolate it out.