Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Critical Reasoning; #1

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The neuroscientist’s statements, if true, most strongly support

The neuroscientist’s statements, if true, most strongly support which of the following conclusions?

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Peng Wang

The OA for this question is E.

Premise 1: Memory helps animals to react appropriately.
Premise2: To recall every detail of past experience is not necessary.
Conclusion: To generalize the past experience is working better.

A: Not correct. That some animals perfectly recall every detail can not be helpful to say generalization is better.
B:Not correct. It waken the conclusion by stress the advantage of recalling every detail of past experience
C:Not correct. It waken the conclusion by indicating that to generalize the past experience is hard in some cases.
D:Not correct. It is not relative to the conclusion by illustrate the relation between the generalization and recalling the details.
E: Correct. It gives general situation in which generalizing the past experience contributes to reacting more appropriately.

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