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Most common meanings
 Inductive reasoning, used in science and the scientific method
 Mathematical induction, a way of proving things in math
 Electromagnetic induction in physics and engineering
Other articles
 Induction (play), an opening scene in a play, notably used in early English plays
 Rite of passage
 Orientation week, an induction program for new students at Universities
 Teacher induction, the support and guidance provided to novice educators in the early stages of their careers
 Induction (teachers), the period of one year following qualification as a teacher in the United Kingdom
 Induction program, the process used within many businesses to welcome new employees to the company and prepare them for their new role
In biology and chemistry:
 Induction (biology) is the initiation or cause of a change or process in developmental biology
 Enzyme induction and inhibition is a process in which a molecule (e.g. a drug) induces (i.e. initiates or enhances) or inhibits the expression of an enzyme
 Induction (birth), induction of childbirth
 asymmetric induction is the formation of one specific stereoisomer in the presence of a nearby chiral center
In psychology:
 Induction procedure, the act of inducing a hypnotic state
 Post Induction Therapy, a therapy which is based on the theory that childhood trauma, including child abuse and neglect, is the origin of developmental immaturity
 Inductive reasoning aptitude, an aptitude or personality characteristic
In philosophy, logic, and computer science:
 Inductive reasoning, used in science and the scientific method
 Rhetorical induction
 Backward induction in game theory and economics
 Concept learning is the induction of a concept (category) from observations
 Theoretical foundations of induction, see:
 Computational learning theory
 Version Space
 Statistical Learning Theory
 PAC Learning
 Algorithmic Information Theory.
 Concept learning, for citations to foundational work by Watanabe, Solomonoff, Rendell, etc.
In mathematics:
 Mathematical induction, a method of proof in the field of mathematics
 Strong induction, or Complete induction, a variant of mathematical induction
 Transfinite induction, a kind of mathematical induction
 ∈induction, a kind of transfinite induction
 Structural induction, a generalization of mathematical induction
 'Statistical induction', also known as inferential statistics
In physics:
 Electromagnetic induction in physics and engineering
 'Magnetic induction', see magnetic field
 Electrostatic induction
 Radio frequency induction
 Induction heating
 Induction cooker uses induction heating for cooking.
 Induction sealing
 forced induction, with combustion engines, is the use of a gas compressor added to the air intake
