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skill in perceiving the visual world, transforming and modifying initial perceptions, and mentally recreating spatial aspects of one's visual experience without the relevant stimuli.
Perception
BGregory about six years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure spatial ability

TaskContrast Measure

perceptual discrimination task
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
(details) 

Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test
  • matrices
(details) 

spatial location/discrimination
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
(details) 

WISC-R Mazes
  • participant score minus average score
(details) 

Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence
  • Block Design
(details) 

visual alignment task
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
(details) 

vibrotactile monitor/discrimination
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
(details) 

Vandenberg & Kuse Tasks
  • average time of men minus average time of women
(details) 
  • areas of activation during task minus baseline
(details) 

spatial n-back task
  • 0-back
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pointing
  • standard deviation of error
(details) 

MicroCog
  • subject score minus population-matched average score
(details) 

mental rotation task
  • average male score minus average female score
(details) 
  • areas of activation during task minus baseline
(details) 

Kanizsa figures
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
(details) 

User Discussion


"Initial definition retrieved from http://social.jrank.org/pages/604/Spatial-Abilities.html"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)

Term History

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:skill in perceiving the visual world, transforming and modifying initial perceptions, and mentally recreating spatial aspects of one's visual experience without the relevant stimuli. (from http://social.jrank.org/pages/604/Spatial-Abilities.html)

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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